German Composer Sues Google Over YouTube Videos

German composer Frank Peterson has filed a lawsuit at the Higher District Court in Hamburg against Google/YouTube, claiming that his music videos and other audiovisual repertoire were used illegally. He states that more than 125 million streams of his productions -- of which he owns the copyrights and master rights as author, publisher and producer -- have been viewed, for which he never received payment from Google/YouTube.

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