German court finds domain registrar liable for torrent site’s copyright infringement

[IDG] A domain name registrar can be held liable for the copyright infringements of a website it registered if it is obvious the domain is used for infringements and the registrar does nothing to prevent it, the Regional Court of Saarbrücken in Germany has ruled.The court ruled in a case between Universal Music and Key-Systems, the German registrar of the domain name for h33t.com, a torrent tracker site.
www.pcworld.com/article/2095740/german-court-finds-domain-registrar-liable-for-torrent-sites-copyright-infringement.html
www.cio.com.au/article/537761/german_court_finds_domain_registrar_liable_torrent_site_copyright_infringement/

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