A collecting society may make the conclusion of a contract on the use of digital cop...

BGH: Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek violates copyright law through framing – Market Research Telecast

A collecting society may make the conclusion of a contract on the use of digital copies of copyrighted works such as photos or videos on the Internet dependent on the user taking effective technical measures against so-called framing. This was decided by the First Civil Senate of the Federal Court of Justice (BGH) on Thursday (Az. I ZR 113/18). In such a case, the use of systems for the controversial digital rights control management (DRM) is necessary. With the framing technique, a website is divided into several frames. In one of them, a component from another website is displayed via …

 

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