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Dailymotion fined EUR 270,000 for hosting copyrighted videos

Friday 14 September 2012 | 10:00 CET | News
A Paris high court has ordered video-sharing website Dailymotion to pay EUR 270,000 in damages to broadcaster TF1 for not having withdrawn videos posted without copyright authorisation quickly enough after being notified, Les Echos reports. TF1 was seeking EUR 80 million. The court recognised Dailymotion's status as a host and ordered it to pay EUR 200,000 to TF1, EUR 20,000 to news channel LCI, EUR 30,000 to KS2 Productions and EUR 8,000 to the latter's owner, Gad Elmaleh. Dailymotion must pay another EUR 25,000 to TF1 and EUR 25,000 to LCI under Article 700 of the penal procedure code. The

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Dailymotion / LCI / TF1
Countries: France
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