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Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Anti-piracy battle unfolds in real time on Periscope, live-streaming apps

SAN JOSE, Calif. _ Floyd Mayweather Jr. vanquished his last opponent on Sept. 12, but as fans used live-streaming apps such as Periscope to broadcast the fight, they were also throwing punches at anti-piracy rules in real time.tmpplchld The battle extends beyond the boxing ring, with viewers whipping out their cellphones to film music concerts, football games or cable TV shows. They're sharing experiences _ often with high ticket prices _ for free worldwide and sending copyright holders, tech firms and anti-piracy companies on a mad scramble to get the broadcasts taken down midstream. In a race against time, copyright holders are navigating complex legal and technological waters...