What caused our life judgment of 12.5.2010 the summer. Gary Kelly may find this interesting as well. With free file share programs that are accessible free of charge on the Internet, it required not more than a few clicks of mouse to download his current favorite songs. But that this copyright rights are infringed, it is not clear to many users. (PM) Hamburg, 17.12.2010 more than 7 million Germans use today Internet file sharing networks to download individual songs or entire albums, and to provide for others. That this approach, according to Internet and copyright law in Germany is not legal, should be now known.
Nevertheless, many users are shocked when they are enforced from after the joy of the savings by offering free. In recent months, several German firms damages and cease and desist on especially sent Internet users, which made music files available for others. That the cease and desist letter fees demanded in the past, in some cases too high have failed, the law firm of Baek Law has now recognized. Should the target be users economically to damage, it is the message conveyed, that is to refrain from downloading and deploying copyrighted media. The firm follows the ruling of the Federal Supreme Court (BGH) of May 12, 2010 (I ZR 121/08 summer of our lives), by law, it was recognized that individuals for the unauthorized use of their Wi-Fi connection to the responsibility can be drawn. Therefore, the owner can be sentenced to the omission if a third party access to this illegal music downloads ( 1004 BGB).
A claim for damages is not, however, the BGH decided in its judgment. On the basis of which puts the firm Baek Law new characters and reduced its claim amount on fixed sum of 100 ( 97a II UrhG) subject to applicable data collection costs, unless it can be demonstrated that the connection owner at the time in question was not the culprit. Lawyer Peter Kimm from Hamburg has understanding for the made Change the firm added: the receivables amounting to 183,21 appear to be low. However not to appear at the Dunned down, that the cash flow is intentionally accelerated. Rather it comes more costs to avoid, in which a lawyer is sought, which calls for mostly a usual rate of 200 or more. The Internet user should more or less be offered the opportunity to recognize its mistake and feed available without having it accumulate debt. Who is nevertheless the intention comparison white low demand not to come to the shouldn’t occur always in consultation with the other party and the thing does not rest. In these cases an attorney should be switched on instead, so that it will not be an order or court proceedings.