0
Broadband

YouTube ordered to pay EUR 150,000 in French copyright case

Friday 17 December 2010 | 16:06 CET | News
Always wanted to know everything about the Dutch Telecoms market? Then the online Masterclass Introduction Dutch Telecom market is for you! Please enroll here!
YouTube has been ordered by a Paris court to pay EUR 150,000 of damages to French audiovisual institute INA for continuing to host videos after INA requested their withdrawal, Le Monde reports. INA found some 3,000 contentious videos on YouTube in May and April 2006 and launched the case at the end of that year, asking YouTube to put a fingerprinting system in place for content posted without its prior approval. In its decision, the court recognised YouTube's status as a host, which means it can only be held liable for infringing copyright if it does not remove the content. The court also

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Internet
Companies: Google / YouTube
Countries: France
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

France to propose host-publisher hybrid status to EC

Published 23 Feb 2015 15:22 CET | Europe
The French government will propose to the European Commission the concept of a hybrid status combining internet host and ...

INA, YouTube sign revenue-sharing agreement

Published 27 Mar 2012 10:11 CET | France
France's national audiovisual institute, INA, and YouTube have signed a copyright agreement to make available on the video ...

French music labels lose copyright case against YouTube

Published 02 May 2011 10:44 CET | France
YouTube has won a legal battle over intellectual property rights and royalty payments in France as the Paris court that deals ...

Numericable launches SVoD service for film/TV institute

Published 07 Mar 2011 10:50 CET | France
French film and TV institute INA has launched an SVoD service on triple-play operator Numericable's cable TV service. INA Premium ...

French media institute files second suit vs YouTube

Published 22 Dec 2008 11:30 CET | France
France's national audiovisual institute, INA, has filed a second lawsuit against YouTube claiming that the latter's Video ID ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

23 Oct Orange Belgium Q3 2020
23 Oct Doro Q3 2020
23 Oct Airtel Africa H1 results
26 Oct Harmonic Q3 2020
26 Oct Alphabet Q3 2020
26 Oct Twilio Q3 2020
26 Oct CCW Europe 2020
27 Oct Akamai Technologies Q3 2020
27 Oct Megacable Q3 2020
27 Oct Microsoft fiscal Q1
27 Oct A10 Networks Q3 2020
27 Oct Juniper Networks Q3 2020
27 Oct Siminn Q3 2020
27 Oct Telefonica Brasil Q3 2020
27 Oct Sequans Communications Q3 2020
28 Oct 8x8 fiscal Q2
28 Oct Ooredoo Q3 2020
28 Oct Telefonica Deutschland Q3 2020
28 Oct Equinix Q3 2020
28 Oct ZTE Q3 2020
28 Oct Belden Q3 2020
28 Oct Extreme Networks fiscal Q1
28 Oct KPN Q3 2020
28 Oct Telecoms World Asia 2020
28 Oct Cognizant Q3 2020
29 Oct Facebook Q3 2020
29 Oct Telefonica Q3 2020
29 Oct Digital Realty Q3 2020
29 Oct HKBN FY results
29 Oct NTT Docomo fiscal Q2
::: More Calendar Items