IPTV drives piracy in ItalyDecember 4, 2018 11.06 Europe/London By Chris Dziadul Close to 5 million Italians now watch sports and movies illegally on IPTV.Quoting data from Ipsos research commissioned by the Federation for the Protection of Audiovisual and Multimedia Content (Fapav), Il Sole 24 ore reports that three out of four pirates watch football, with the next most popular sports being Formula One, Moto GP and tennis. All told, live sports events are pirated 21 million times a year, and IPTV has increased the possibility ten-fold. It is also the technology favoured by 35% of streaming pirates, and all told 4.6 million Italians over the age of 15 watch sports content illegally.Illegal IPTV allows them to access all TV channels, including paid content, for between