Various courts in Munich have ruled on some interesting cases during the past week. We had reported about the Munich garbage man accused of taking “bribes” on his route during the festive season. The charges have been dropped. Munich’s garbage company issued a statement on why garbage men and women are not allowed to accept presents worth over 25 EUR.
A crowd surfer during a concert in Miesbach on May 1, 2014 injured a concert goer. Nina S. and the concert organiser settled for 1.500 EUR for pain suffered from the eye injury. The judge more or less said that she should have seen it coming.
Google’s YouTube won the latest round in its case against the powerful GEMA (German music performing rights society) in front of the higher regional court in Munich. YouTube is not responsible for what users of the service upload. GEMA had asked for damages amounting to 1.6 million EUR. The legal battle will continue.