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Vkontakte Violated Copyright
February 24, 2016 11:01


(Source: http://smito.ru/c347-900072.html)

The Association for Copyright Protection on the Internet (AZAPI) declared to the Moscow City Court against "VKontakte", general director of organization Maxim Ryabyko told to "Izvestia". The reason for the statement of claim was a violation of copyright on book "Dwelling Place" by Zakhar Prilepin.

The Association for Copyright Protection on the Internet represents the interests of AST publishing house that owns the exclusive license for the writing. "There is Public and section "My Documents", which we clean and "VKontakte" reports [deleted files] on our claim. But in one of the cases we have found that the content was in place. It turns out that "VKontakte" does not take the necessary measures to protect", - Ryabyko explained. In the Association for Copyright Protection on the Internet and "VKontakte" has accumulated a great history of the relationship, including negative experience, says the head of the association. He did not answer the question, why no one had to declare against the social network. Several unnamed holders explained to "Izvestia" that this is due to a tacit request from Roskomnadzor, allegedly due to the fact that the platform behaves in a good faith in relation to the rights holders.

Ryabyko claims that the social network is actively negotiating with the audio and movie industry, but the representatives of the book industry have a feeling as if a social network does not treat them seriously. "They even ignore our formal proposals on cooperation, - Ryabyko complains. - Our goal is to urge "VKontakte" adequately to interact with the book industry. “More than two won lawsuits will allow copyright holders to demand a full blockage of social networks in Russia. They surprised to the lawsuit of the Association for Copyright Protection on the Internet in "VKontakte". "Instead of a constructive conversation we impose legal claims. The true purpose of the claimant, in our opinion, is not to protect their rights and to put pressure on "VKontakte".

Obviously, only an open dialogue about the models and methods to monetize the content for rights holders will help the development of legal content market in Russia. Such communication we held with the largest aggregators of books in runet", - Evgeny Krasnikov, the official representative of" VKontakte", said.
 

VK (originally VKontakte) is the largest European online social networking service. It is based in St. Petersburg. It is available in several languages, but is especially popular among Russian-speaking users. Like other social networks, VK allows users to message each other publicly or privately, to create groups, public pages and events, share and tag images, audio and video, and to play browser-based games. As of November 2014, VK had at least 280 million accounts. VK is ranked 22 (as of November 1, 2014) in Alexa's global Top 500 sites and is the second most visited website in Russia, after Yandex. According to eBizMBA Rank, it is the 8th most popular social networking site in the world. VK had an average of 75 million daily users for December 2012. 

VK is DMCA-compliant and offers a content removal tool for copyright holders. Large-scale copyright holders may gain access to bulk content removal tools. Since 2010 VK has also entered several partnerships with legal content providers, such as television networks and streaming providers. Most notably, the Video on Demand provider IVI.ru, that has secured licensing rights with all of Hollywood majors in 2012. These partnerships allow providers to remove user-uploaded content from VK and substitute it with legal embedded copies from the provider's site. This legal content can be either ad-sponsored, subscription based or free, depending on the provider's choices. VK does not display its own advertising in the site's music or video sections, nor in the videos themselves. On October 2013, VKontakte was cleared of copyright infringement charges by a court in Saint Petersburg. The judge ruled that the social network is not responsible for the content uploaded by its users. On the November, 2014 the head of The Federal service for supervision of communications, information technology and mass media Maxim Ksenzov said that “Vkontakte” will complete the process of legalization of the content at the beginning of 2015. At that time (November, 2014), negotiations between major labels companies and the social network “Vkontakte” were ongoing. 
 


 


Sources: http://lenta.ru 


Author: Anna Dorozhkina

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