The Exclusion of Personal Data Disclosure in File-Sharing Cases in Hungary
Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice 2016 11 (5): 328-329 doi: 10.1093/jiplp/jpw037
2 Pages Posted: 23 Feb 2016 Last revised: 26 Sep 2016
Date Written: February 20, 2016
This case analysis introduces how the Municipal Court of Appeals of Hungary has confirmed that the domestic laws on copyright, electronic commerce and electronic communications shall be interpreted in line with the EU substantive law and ECJ case law that allows for but does not oblige Member States to regulate on the disclosure of personal data of end-users (identified solely by their IP-Addresses) in copyright cases.
Keywords: coypright, Hungary, file-sharing, disclosure of personal data, EU law
JEL Classification: K00, K14, K33, K42
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