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After much debate following the RedTube debacle, is it really the case that streaming warming letters are becoming a reality? Will law firms succeed in claiming that streaming violates German copyright law? We answer these questions here.
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 →
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 →
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. Weiterlesen →
In 2012, the German law firm Urmann + Collegen threatened to publish on its website of the personal details of the people to whom it had sent file sharing warning letters. A court in Germany has ruled that such action would be illegal. Weiterlesen →