Fairness Rocks News German BGH – Does YouTube Perform Acts of Communication to the Public?


Fairness Rocks News German BGH – Does YouTube Perform Acts of Communication to the Public?

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Author: Jurriaan van Mil

Date: January 27, 2019

Original Source: Kluwer Copyright Blog

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German BGH – Does YouTube Perform Acts of Communication to the Public?

The right of communication to the public (Article 3 Information Society Directive) is well-established in the Court of Justice of the European Union’s (“Court”) case-law: it no longer only encompasses more physical matters, such as broadcasting of television in hotels (SGAEC-306/05), but also digital matters, such as linking to copyright infringing content (GS MediaC-160/15) and operating a platform on which copyright infringing content is shared (The Pirate BayC-610/15).

Read more: http://copyrightblog.kluweriplaw.com/2019/01/27/german-bgh-does-youtube-perform-acts-of-communication-to-the-public/