Courts cannot force social networks to broadly monitor for illegal file-sharing, ECJ rules –

Posted February 16th, 2012 in copyright, EC law, intellectual property, internet, news by sally

“National courts cannot force social networks to monitor for copyright infringement by users because it would not strike a ‘fair balance’ between the rights of rights holders and the rights of those platforms and its users, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled.”

Full story, 16th February 2012