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Is Streaming Pirated Movies Illegal? EU Court to Decide

Seeking clarification, a Dutch court has referred several streaming related questions to the EU Court of Justice. The questions relate to a case between local anti-piracy group BREIN and a seller of so-called "pirate boxes" that come pre-loaded with streaming plugins. It is currently unclear whether streaming pirated movies is…

Watching Pirate Streams Isn’t Illegal, EU Commission Argues

This week the European Court of Justice heard a crucial case that will give more clarity on the infringing nature of unauthorized streaming. Dutch anti-piracy group BREIN and the Spanish authorities argued that offering or watching pirate streams is a violation of the EU Copyright Directive. However, the European Commission…

EU Court Hands Copyright Defeat to Streaming Site TVCatchup

The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled in favor of major UK broadcasters in their case against TVCatchup. The Court said that the platform, which claimed to operate legally when it streamed TV content broadcasted by ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5, could not rely on legislation…

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