Online platforms such as Youtube have to give to a judgment of the European court of justice (ECJ), the E-Mail addresses or telephone numbers of users who have uploaded illegal movies.
The term of address in the EU-refer to law, only the postal address, stated the judges in Luxembourg on Thursday (case C-264/19).
Background a complaint by the company Constantin Film Verleih against Google’s video platform Youtube is. There, users had uploaded the films “Parker” and “Scary Movie 5”, which Constantin Film has the usage rights for Germany, it is illegal. Constantin Film, therefore, claimed that Youtube and Google the E-Mail addresses, phone numbers, and IP had to back out of the addresses of the user.
Since Google and Youtube refused, complained Constantin Film through several instances up to the Federal court of justice. This finally wanted to know from the ECJ whether the concept addresses how he Directive on the enforcement of intellectual property rights in the EU, the E-Mail addresses, IP-includes addresses and telephone numbers of the users.
The Luxembourg judges decided that courts in the EU are not obliged countries, the publication of this information, to arrange. However, you have the opportunity to do so, as it was said.