Tag: copyright liability

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Protect Your Website from Copyright Liability

This post was first published on 15th January, 2011. In the era of “world wide web”, being a website owner comes with its own set of risks. One of such risks comes from the material posted on the website or from the look and feel of the website, which is often lifted from various sources without paying much attention to the “Copyrights”. Many of the website owners are not aware of what Copyrights are and what problems may occur due to…

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Providers of free Wi-Fi free from copyright liability

  Last Wednesday, IP Kat had reported about an interesting opinion given by the Advocate General Szpunar in the case of Tobias Mc Fadden v Sony Music Entertainment Germany GmbH, C-484/14 which states that the Operator of a shop, hotel or bar who offers a password free Wi-Fi network are not liable for copyright infringement committed by users of that network. In the instant case Tobias Mc Fadden operated a business of lights and sound systems near Munich that provides a…

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