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German court: YouTube must prevent upload of copyrighted content

On Friday, the Hamburg State Court ruled that Google, YouTube’s corporate parent, will need to prevent users from posting copyrighted material without express consent. The suit was filed two years ago by GEMA, the German royalty agency, and other music rights groups, who alleged that the video-sharing site had infringed on the copyright of seven particular pieces of music.
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