BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT partner Dr. Martin Schaefer’s article “Who has a share in the exploitation of music on the internet? Copyright as an expression of ‘attribution of gain’” has been published in the journal “Musik & Ästhetik” (issue 81, January 2017, pages 100 et seq.). In his article, Dr. Schaefer uses the EU’s current draft directive on copyright in the digital single market as an opportunity to discuss the fact that platforms such as YouTube are used at two levels: “at user level by uploading and at platform level by marketing of the aggregated contents. There is still some work to do before the EU draft directive makes good on the promise of its heading for Article 13 ‘Certain uses of protected content by online services’”, writes Schaefer.
The technical journal “Musik & Ästhetik” is published by the Klett Cotta Verlag and examines the ranges of topics that make up “music” from technical, artistic, philosophical, cultural and political viewpoints. This issue and individual articles can be obtained from here.