German court rules RapidShare not liable for users' activities

This comes after several earlier court rulings that stated RapidShare should block certain copyright contend, including books and music, from being shared.

The Dusseldorf appeal court ruling said that the majority of RapidShare users were operating within the law.

Covering the case, NewTeeVee says, "The court also brought up an interesting point: German copyright allows users to make copies of movies and music files for their own use, as well as to share them with a limited number of close ...

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