Have you received a file sharing warning letter by Waldorf Frommer in relation to the title “American Ultra” and are now wondering what the next steps should be?
When internet users browse the internet, cached copies of the pages they view are created. In a landmark judgment, the ECJ has ruled that such cached copies do not infringe copyright law. The judgment will have ramifications for the debate surrounding the legality of streaming.
The collecting society, GEMA (Gesellschaft für musikalische Aufführungs- und mechanische Vervielfältigungsrechte), has called for internet users to pay a licencing fee to embed copyright-protected YouTube videos on websites. More →
For years the collecting society VG Media has been calling for private broadcasters to receive a share of the copyright levy which is paid to cover the right to make private copies by individuals of copyright-protected material. VG Media’s new director recently gave the debate new impetus. More →
A new legislative framework on anti-piracy in Russia is designed to protect copyright holders by allowing authorities to block websites. But the legal provisions have been criticised for infringing civil rights. Here is an overview of how the legislation works in practice. More →