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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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File sharing: Hotels not liable for guests’ file sharing

Many hotels offer guests free Wi-Fi internet access. In an important case, a court in Germany has clarified that hotel owners can no longer be held liable for the file sharing activities of guests, provided sufficient precautions are taken.
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Copyright law: BGH accepts PC and printer levy

Germany’s Federal Court of Justice has ruled that PCs and printers sold before 2007 belong to those reproduction devices to which a copyright levy should be applied.
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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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American Hustle in next wave of file sharing warning letters

The German law firm, Schutt Waetke, has sent the next wave of file sharing warning letters in Germany. The subject of the letters is the film American Hustle. If you have received a file sharing warning letter, here are some tips on what to do.
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Are streaming warning letters really becoming a reality?

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.
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Dallas Buyers Club in new wave of file sharing warning letters

The film, Dallas Buyers Club, has become the subject of a new wave of file sharing warning letters in Germany. The law firm behind the warning letters is Fareds Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH. If you have received a file sharing warning letter, here are some tips on what to do.
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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 →

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 →

Streaming: Will there be a second wave of warning letters?

There are reports in the media that a second wave of streaming warning letters will be sent by the German law firm Urmann & Collegen. Mr Urmann indicated in an interview with a Bavarian newspaper that further warning letters and legal steps will be taken. Weiterlesen →