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Court finds in favour of YouTube in Telecinco copyright case

Tuesday 18 February 2014 | 16:08 CET | News
A Spanish court has once again ruled in favour of Google's YouTube service in a copyright infringement claim brought by the TV channel Telecinco, owned by Mediaset Spain. Telecinco had appealed against the Madrid Mercantile Court's ruling of 2010, which absolved YouTube of the responsibility for hosting copyright-protected content from Telecinco's programming that users had uploaded on to the video platform. However, Telecinco's appeal has now been dismissed by Madrid's Provincial Appellate Court, which ruled that internet platforms cannot be compelled to supervise or control users'

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Google / Mediaset / Telecinco / YouTube
Countries: Spain
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