Finnish court demands strong proof for copyright infringements

On 12 June, the Finnish Market Court ruled in a case Copyright Management Services Ltd vs. DNA Oyj that Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are not obliged to hand out the personal data of their clients based only on the suspicion of limited use of peer-to-peer networks. Stronger proof of significant copyright infringements need to be presented in order to obtain the data.

Country: Finland

Domains: IPR

Stakeholder: Judicial

Tags: copyright infringement, court decision, Finland, peer to peer networks, ISP, access to data, blackmail

Posted on Wednesday 28 June 2017

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