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CJEU rules that family life does not trump copyright protection

Patrick Wingrove, London


The owner of an internet connection used for copyright infringement through file-sharing cannot escape liability by naming a family member who may have used the connection, the CJEU holds

The Court of Justice of the EU gave an answer to a well-known EU law dilemma today after it ruled that an internet-connection owner who has committed copyright infringement cannot evade liability by claiming that a family member may have...


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