Creators of digital archives are likely to suffer heavier penalties if they use content in a way that the owners find upsetting.
The Court awarded damages of EUR30,000 after Facebook failed to rapidly remove links to the video of a song.
The Swedish Patents and Market Court of Appeal decided a blocking injunction was disproportionate.
A court in Guangdong has upheld a fine of CNY260mn (USD38.5mn) after Tencent and other major Chinese online video providers complained that QVOD supported piracy.
The EU was not given proper notification of a German law that limits web quotations from press articles.
Greece is the latest country to discover that if you block a specific URL then pirates will simply move their site to a different URL.
The European Court of Human Rights found a Hungarian news website had the right to link to a defamatory YouTube video.
Telia will appeal an interim decision to block The Pirate Bay and other websites, saying “this is a matter of truly principal importance for us and for the Internet”.
Twitter’s global terms and conditions conflict with French law by claiming broad rights to copy and share user content.
This multi-disciplinary text struggles to reach conclusions because the law is evolving.