CJEU confirms indirect liability as Störer for open, anonymous Wi-Fi-networks

Press release of the law firm WALDORF FROMMER, September 15, 2016

Today the CJEU delivered its landmark decision in the McFadden Case (C-484/14). The highest European court took a firm stand against the Advocate Generals’ opinion and made some ground-breaking statements.

The decision is based on the following facts of the case: The proprietor of a shop for lighting and sound equipment intentionally provided an open Wi-Fi network … Weiterlesen