[pp.int.general] The ‘private copying levy’ and European Union law
david.arcos at gmail.com
Tue Oct 26 10:47:22 CEST 2010
the lawyer who won that case, Josep Jover, is number 1 of our lists (Pirates
de Catalunya) in Lleida (his province)
Should you have any question, just ask us :)
On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 10:00 AM, Nicolas Sahlqvist <nicco77 at gmail.com>wrote:
> The Court of Justice of the European Union gave it's opinion on the
> Spanish PADAWAN vs. SGAE case by saying:
> "The application of the ‘private copying levy’ to reproduction media
> acquired by undertakings and professionals for purposes other than private
> copying is not compatible with European Union law"
> Furthermore they justify a 'private copying levy’ for private persons
> buying CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R and MP3 devices etc. since they can presume to use
> the devices to copy protected work and thereby cause harm to the author.
> - Nicolas
> Pirate Parties International - General Talk
> pp.international.general at lists.pirateweb.net
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