YouTube not liable for hosting infringing works, CJEU clarifies

23-06-2021

Alex Baldwin

YouTube not liable for hosting infringing works, CJEU clarifies

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Online media hosting platforms do not make a “communication to the public” of content, therefore are not liable when illegally posted copyrighted content is uploaded, the Court of Justice of the European Union clarified yesterday.


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