Alle Artikel mit dem Tag "copyright infringement"

Cologne court reacts to Redtube warning letter complaints

The Cologne district court has reacted to complaints about the Redtube streaming warning letters by issuing numerous decisions.
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WBS succeeds against Schulenberg & Schenk | File sharing

WILDE BEUGER SOLMECKE has succeeded in another file sharing case, this time against the German law firm Schulenberg & Schenk.
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File sharing: Fareds sends warning letters abroad

The infamous German law firm, Fareds, has recently sent a file sharing warning letter to a foreign internet user.  The warning letter alleges that the film Dallas Buyers Club was illegally down and uploaded.
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Hotels and cafes to benefit from relaxed rules on file sharing

Proposed new legislation in Germany is to see a relaxation of the rules on file sharing that will make it less risky for hotel and cafe owners to allow their guests to use the internet.
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File sharing: success for WILDE BEUGER SOLMECKE against Sasse & Partner

WILDE BEUGER SOLMECKE has had further success, this time in defending a file sharing claim brought by the German law firm Sasse & Partner. The court found that provided certain requirements are met, holiday home owners are not liable for the copyright infringements committed by tenants.
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ECJ: creating cached copies does not infringe copyright law

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.
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File sharing: rebutting the presumption of guilt

Under the current law on file sharing in Germany, there is a presumption of guilt against internet connection owner accused of infringing copyright through file sharing. This presumption can be rebutted under certain circumstances.
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Redtube warning letters declared illegal

A court in Potsdam, Germany, has declared the infamous Redtube streaming warning letters, which were sent before Christmas, illegal. Weiterlesen →

File sharing: judge rules family witness statements unreliable

In a questionable judgment on file sharing, a Cologne court has ruled that family witness statements can sometimes be unreliable. As a result, the owner of a family internet connection was held liable for infringing copyright, despite his two sons giving evidence absolving him. Weiterlesen →

Copyright infringement notice risk for using website ‚Popcorn Time‘

The website ‚Popcorn Time‘ is well-known amongst film buffs. However, warnings have been issued against using the supposed streaming website. In reality, the website is a file sharing platform which means users could receive costly copyright infringement notices. Weiterlesen →