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UFC GOES AFTER PIRATE PPV BROADCASTERS, USTREAM HANDS OVER IP ADRESSES; Company Vows to Go After Illegal Viewers Next

Argh!. That Free stream you watched a few months back might end up costing you a hell of a lot more than $39.95.

Apparently Zuffa isn't f-ing around when it comes to enforcing its copyrights.

According to a report by newteevee.com Ustream.com has complied with a request by UFC parent company Zuffa LLC to hand over the Internet protocol addresses of members who broadcasted the promotion's events via the popular Internet streaming site.

Last week, Zuffa subpoenaed both Ustream and Justin.tv, demanding that both sites provide them with the IP addresses of individuals whom it says, quite simply, are infringing on its intellectual property rights.

Here's a statement Ustream (who not coincidentally recently updated its copyright protection security tools to cover its ass from further prosecution ensure this never happens again) gave newteevee today:

“Ustream was subpoenaed by

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Added: Aug-4-2010 Occurred On: Aug-4-2010
By: smyle
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Tags: UFC, Ustream, Justin.tv, intellectual property rights
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