Knowledge Of Posted Infringing Material And A Derivation Of Financial Income Based On Posted Material Constitutes Contributory And Vicarious Copyright Infringement

In Perfect 10 Inc. v. Cybernet Ventures Inc., the court determined that although direct infringement was not present, both vicarious infringement and contributory copyright infringement was involved. Here the website operator was not only fully aware of the infringing material posted but they derived financial benefit from the posting of this material.

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