CJEU holds that cloud-based recording services are only covered by private copying exception if users have lawful access to content in the first place

By Malovic N.

Abstract

VCAST Limited v RTI SpA, C-265/16, EU:C:2017:649, 29 November 2017Following the Opinion of Advocate General (AG) Szpunar (EU:C:2017:649), the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has confirmed that the unauthorized copying of a work by means of a cloud-based recording service cannot fall within the scope of Article …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice