EU COURT: NO NEED TO REVEAL IP ADDRESSES IN UPLOADING CASES

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EU COURT: NO NEED TO REVEAL IP ADDRESSES IN UPLOADING CASES
The European Union’s highest court ruled Thursday that online platforms don’t have to disclose the full personal data including email addresses, telephone numbers or IP addresses of users who illegally upload movies and copyright material.

The case stems from a German film distributor’s request that YouTube provides details about users who had uploaded the films “Parker” and “Scary Movie 5” onto the platform. YouTube and its parent company Google refused to provide their email addresses and telephone numbers, as well as the IP addresses they used.

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