Intellectual Property, Germany updates

Embedding illegal content unlawful according to Federal Court of Justice
  • Germany
  • May 02 2016

The Federal Court of Justice recently decided on a question regarding the legitimacy of framing video content. The court decided that linking to a website (via embedding) that publishes a video without authorisation from the copyright holder addresses a new public and must therefore be considered copyright infringement. However, the ruling may not stand for long.

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