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22.04.2012
Decision by the Regional Court of Hamburg: YouTube is responsible for contents posted online by its users
The Regional Court of Hamburg announced today its decision in the case GEMA vs. YouTube. In the opinion of the court, YouTube is legally responsible for the contents of videos its users publish. This
31.01.2014
GEMA at MIDEM 2014
MIDEM (Marché international de l’édition musicale), the world’s largest music industry trade show, will kick off for the 48th time this coming Saturday, February 1, in the French city Cannes. GEMA
31.10.2016
GEMA signs agreement with YouTube: Milestone for a fair remuneration of music authors in the digital age achieved
On 01 November 2016, GEMA and the online platform YouTube signed a licensing agreement which also covers the contractual gap since 2009. 70,000 music authors and publishers represented by GEMA are
26.02.2014
Ruling by the Regional Court of Munich: GEMA error messages on YouTube are in breach of the law
The Regional Court of Munich today issued a ruling on the legal dispute between GEMA and YouTube concerning the use of GEMA error messages to block videos in Germany. The court ruled that the
03.07.2018
The European Parliament cannot allow itself to be hijacked by pirates
A vote against the Legal Affairs Committee’s report would be a slap in the face of all culture creators and artists. The European Parliament decides on the 5th July on the tripartite negotiations
28.01.2016
Higher Regional Court Munich (OLG) decides: Licensing duties lie with the uploaders, not YouTube
The Higher Regional Court Munich (OLG) decided yesterday that YouTube and its service cannot be called to account for any copyright infringements. Instead, the judges found that the sole
15.11.2016
Higher Regional Court decides against GEMA sharing its collections with the publishers
The Higher Regional Court in Berlin has decided on 14 November 2016 that GEMA may no longer allocate shares on its collections to publishers as it had done previously. GEMA, however, continues to
05.07.2018
Copyright: EU-Parliament sees need for more discussion
In today’s vote on copyright a small majority of European parliamentarians has chosen not yet to start negotiations with the Council and the Commission. The recommendations of the Committee on Legal
07.09.2018
81% of EU citizens call upon EU politicians: Save our European culture, strengthen copyright and safeguard fair pay!
On 12 September, the European Parliament is going to vote on the harmonisation of copyright. GEMA CEO Dr Harald Heker invites politicians to take their mandate seriously and to safeguard a cultural
12.09.2018
Europe’s Creators heave a sigh of relief: EU Parliament strengthens the position of authors vis-à-vis online platforms
The EU Parliament has published its position on the copyright reform today and given the green light for further negotiations with the Council. GEMA welcomes the vote as a good basis for the
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