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Introduction

In September the music industry decided to take aim at the world’s biggest stream-ripping service, youtube-mp3.org.

Highlights

  • Ovum asked Luke Hill, intellectual property lawyer at Marks & Clerk Solicitors, to examine some of the legal implications of stream ripping in light of the youtube-mp3.org case.

Features and Benefits

  • Explains the legal implications of stream ripping.
  • Sets out the different copyright claims made by the music industry against the stream-ripping service.

Key questions answered

  • What claims has the recorded music industry made against youtube-mp3.org?
  • What are the implications of a win for either side?

Table of contents

Ovum view

  • Summary
  • What is the case against youtube-mp3.org all about?
  • Not so cut and dried
  • What can youtube-mp3.org do now?

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