AG Spzunar says that private copying exception is applicable to cloud-based recording service if user could have lawful access to copyright content

By Malovic N.

Abstract

Opinion of Advocate General Szpunar in VCAST Limited v RTI SpA, C-265/16, EU:C:2017:649, 7 September 2017According to Advocate General (AG) Szpunar, the copying of a work by means of a cloud-based recording service, without the relevant rightholder’s consent, is in principle covered by the private copyright exception under Article 5(2)(b) …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice