posted Mar 10, 2001

German Court Finds AOL Guilty of Internet Piracy
Country Watch: Germany
3/10/2001; 1:20:23 PM

'Restrictive online copyright protection may have been bolstered by a German appeals court, which has upheld a ruling against America Online (NYSE: AOL - news) that found the Internet giant responsible for pirated material swapped on its service...

'The Frankfurt district court ruling Friday upheld the determination of a Bavarian state court in Munich last April that Internet service providers (ISPs) are responsible for pirated material traded on their systems.'

Provides interesting contrast to the last story, does it not?


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