A recent court decision out of Germany may have effectively killed modern file-hosting websites. It requires the file-hosting site, RapidShare, to "police the internet." The court will require RapidShare to make sure that other sites are not providing links to copyrighted material available on RapidShare.
It seems that this decision could have massive implications for file-sharing sites, as RapidShare will not be the only site affected by this new rule. To see my full write-up of the decision, click here.
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I was once a licensed attorney (in Washington), but my license is now inactive. I like to geek out about entertainment,
internet, and privacy law. This blog is a place for me to do that. All of the views expressed are my own and should not be considered legal advice.
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