Attorney: is not liable for damage film piracy




In a letter to the Association of Professional Film Entrepreneurs, VPSO, says the Dutch state is not to be liable for the damage allegedly suffered by the VPSO. Also, the Copyright Directive would have performed correctly.

The State Attorney has the letter sent on behalf of the state to the attorney representing the VPSO the liability argument assists. The VPSO enabled the download is liable for damages suffered late last year. The government has been lax, according to the group with his approach. Reference was made to allow the Netherlands until April 2014 of downloading audiovisual material from “illegal sources” for their own use. That was seen as making a private copy. The European Court of Justice put an end to this regime and download ban was introduced.

The VPSO quantified the damage suffered at EUR 1.2 billion. According to the State Attorney encounters the ‘alleged claim of the VPSO among other things, the statute of limitations and the lack of a causal link, while at the height of the damage suffered numerous critical comments can be made. ”

Furthermore, in reaction that “holders adequate civil enforcement resources available” to act against copyright infringement and “make use of them is on their way ‘it.

The Minister of Security and Justice is prepared to enter into discussions with the holders and Internet service providers on the ‘right conditions for cooperation in the field of information and enforcement in order to encourage use of legal material.


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