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Hyperlinks on websites as an infringement of the copyright



Year of publication 2019
Type Appeared in Conference without Proceedings
Description Paper deals with the problematics of hyperlinks placed on websites that enable unauthorized access to copyright and related rights protected subject matters. The European Court of Justice has assessed in case GS Media BV v. Sanoma Media Netherlands BV and Others publishing of such hyperlinks as infringement of copyright if special conditions are met. The Czech Constitutional Court has judged its conclusion in decision-making practice by defining four possible approaches to assessing whether there has or has not been infringed upon authors rights or related rights.

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