Even those who stream movies, series or sports illegally online can be punishable. This was the opinion of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) and thus disagreed with the current view that users of streaming portals, unlike their operators, would have little to fear. According to lawyers, however, a new warning wave is not in sight.
Illegal Film Industry
In the specific case, the Dutch website Filmspeler was really about. This offered a multimedia box for the TV, on which additional add-ons were installed. In turn, the owners were also able to access illegal streaming sites.
The Dutch association Brein had complained that the court in the Netherlands had passed the decision to the ECJ.