These Are The Sports Streaming Websites That Court Has Ordered ISPs To Pulldown


The High Court sitting in Nairobi has issued orders requiring Safaricom and Jamii Telkom to pull down and disable 141 sites that are suspected to be infringing on Multichoice Kenya’s copyright.

Justice Winfrida Okwany allowed the prayer by Multichoice Kenya to have the websites containing the offending content pulled down as per section 35D (2) of the Copyright Act pending full hearing of the suit on March 3, 2021.
The judge gave these orders as interim measure to prevent further infringement of copyright before the matter is conclusively determined.

This follows a takedown notice by Multichoice Kenya to Safaricom and Jamii Telkom which were not acted on in time forcing Multichoice Kenya to file the suit. The Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO) and Communications Authority (CA) are listed as interested parties in the suit.

This is the first time that a Kenyan court has sanctioned takedown notice as provided for under section 35B of the Copyright Act as amended in 2019.

The law under this section provides: “A person whose rights have been infringed by content to which access is being offered by an Internet Service Provider (ISP) may request by way of a takedown notice that the ISP removes the infringing content.”


There's no story that cannot be told. We cover the stories that others don't want to be told, we bring you all the news you need. If you have tips, exposes or any story you need to be told bluntly and all queries write to us [email protected] also find us on Telegram

Related posts

Pruitt’s Successor Wants Rollbacks, Too. And He Wants Them to Stick


Cristiano Ronaldo absent from training with Juventus


Rocky Relationship, Jealous Husband Warned Trainers Against Massaging Tirop As Required


Kenyan Footballer Turns To Being A Boda Boda Rider


Patrick Sang, Kipchoge’s Coach Next Target After Viena Record Breaking Marathon

Nairobi Guru

Dramas Behind The Naming Of Simiyu As Kenya 7s Coach


This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More