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German Federal Court of Justice submits copyright dispute over YouTube to CJEU

This week, copyright is all over the place. After the European Parliament voted on proposed copyright reform in Europe last Wednesday (12 September 2018), the long-awaited decision of the German Federal Court of Justice (BGH) on the question to what extent video platforms such as YouTube carry out their own acts of use, i.e. a

Germany: YouTube and GEMA reach a licensing agreement on music videos

For years, a great number of music videos generally available on YouTube have been blocked in Germany. The standard message Internet users could read was “This video is not available in Germany“. Those days belong to the past since earlier this week, as a long-lasting dispute between the German collecting society GEMA and YouTube has been

YouTube Audio Library – A New Copyright Feature in Place

The video-sharing website YouTube recently announced to complement its YouTube Audio Library by way of adding a new feature which allows users to check the consequences when using a particular music sequence for their videos prior to the upload of the respective footage. (see http://youtubecreator.blogspot.ca/2014/12/mystery-solved-what-happens-when-you.html). So far, YouTube users could not be sure about what