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xQc promises to be more careful after he gets suspended from Twitch yet again

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Felix Lengyel, better known to the online world as xQc, is one of the biggest streamers on Twitch, with more than six million followers. Being in that position, you would think he’d have a pretty good awareness of Twitch’s rules and regulations. But apparently not, because he’s been suspended again, this time, according to Inven Global, for streaming the Olympics on his channel.

The International Olympic Committee is notoriously protective of its trademarks: In 2016, for instance, the US Olympic Committee sent out warning letters to companies tweeting with hashtags like #TeamUSA and #Rio2016, and the current event in Tokyo is no exception. The Manchester Evening News reported that several Twitch streamers have been hit with DMCA bans simply for streaming in public places near an Olympic venue, and now it seems that Lengyel made the mistake of actually watching clips of the Olympics on his stream.

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