With the May 25, 2021 ruling, DSTORAGE SAS, the host of the aforementioned host, became liable for its civil liability for failing to remove illegal copies of Nintendo games provided on its platform, even though notices were sent to it. It is requested to block access to this illegal content which may be shared by many internet users.
The court ordered DSTORAGE to pay 935,500 euros in damages. The Paris court, in its decision, also clarified how the rightful owners and shared hosting service providers should act when declaring and removing illegal content, highlighting the fact that there are no rightful owners. Must obtain a pre-court decision Before asking Shared hosting service providers to eliminate illegal content.
In other words, shared content hosts cannot say that a court ruling is necessary before removing illegal content under this decision – by refusing to block access to content such as unauthorized copies of video games, their responsibility lies under the French language. Therefore, it is not possible to withdraw or access such content, subject to penalties for compensating right owners who have violated intellectual property. This decision is subject to appeal.
From the first Super Nintendo copiers to the first sale Coordinators DS, Nintendo continues to be at the forefront of game theft. The switch has not been released for years, especially as Nintendo in the United States fights against sales of programs that allow it to bypass the security of its console and launch pirate games, especially by attacking resellers of these illegal solutions.