Deutscher AnwaltSpiegel

Authors: Alexander R. Klett Daja Apetz-Dreier

The German Federal Supreme Court has confirmed the liability of file-hosting services for copyright infringement. In its judgment of 15 August, the Court concluded that file-hosting services have to monitor links to their service on a regular basis, if their business model results in significant copyright infringements. For more information please see our recent article (in German), published in Deutscher AnwaltSpiegel, issue 21, from October 16, 2013.

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