A 1-click-hoster had been sued by GEMA, the German association representing the copyrights of composers, lyricists, and music publishers. The issue was broadly discussed in the media, not only in Germany and Switzerland, but also all over Europe, in North and South America as well as Asia.
Together with RubyCom the company initiated a dialogue about the protection of intellectual property like music, video and games in the digital age and the effect the internet will have on consumers´ habits. After one year, the tonality of the discussion had changed and was much more differentiated than during the previous years. Many media companies have changed their distribution model in due course, adopting to the new demands and habits of consumers in the internet age.
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