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EU Court: Nope, YouTube doesn’t have to reveal pirates’ IP and email addresses

09/07/2020

Europe‘s highest court, the EU Court of Justice, has ruled that online platforms like YouTube have no obligation to reveal the email addresses, IP addresses, or telephone numbers of alleged pirates following copyright claims, TorrentFreak reports. Although the Copyright Directive — which aims to provide...
Europe‘s highest court, the EU Court of Justice, has ruled that online platforms like YouTube have no obligation to reveal the email addresses, IP addresses, or telephone numbers of alleged pirates following copyright claims, TorrentFreak reports. Although the Copyright Directive — which aims to provide copyright holders with a mechanism to report the theft of their property — does have a clause which instructs legal authorities to disclose the personal information of pirates to rightsholders in order to settle disputes, the terms strictly apply to physical locations. The ruling dates back to copyright claim by Constantin Film, an executive rightsholder for Scary Movie… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: YouTube Europe‘s highest court, the EU Court of Justice, has ruled that online platforms like YouTube have no obligation to reveal the email addresses, IP addresses, or telephone numbers of alleged pirates following copyright claims, TorrentFreak reports. Although the Copyright Directive — which aims to provide copyright holders with a mechanism to report the theft of their property — does have a clause which instructs legal authorities to disclose the personal information of pirates to rightsholders in order to settle disputes, the terms strictly apply to physical locations. The ruling dates back to copyright claim by Constantin Film, an executive rightsholder for Scary Movie… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: YouTube
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