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15. 5. 202415. 5. 2024
The commercial TV broadcasters associated with the Association of Commercial Television (AKTV) have managed to reach another agreement aimed at greater protection of their content in the online environment.

Together with TV Nova and FTV Prima, the Association of Commercial Television (AKTV) has reached an agreement with the operators of, Inside Invest company and its former operator, Fusion Media. The agreement sets out the terms of an out-of-court settlement whereby the operators of will ensure that the copyrighted works of AKTV members do not appear on their service. Once these conditions are met, the commercial TV broadcasters will end the legal and enforcement proceedings. The agreement also includes payment of the costs of legal representation of TV Nova and FTV Prima in related litigation.

The subject of the agreement is a commitment on the part of the storage service to take technical measures to ensure that the works of the Nova and Prima TV groups will not be on the service and cannot be uploaded to it, as required by the Copyright Act with effect from 5 January 2023. The list of protected works is continuously updated to take account of new titles or new series episodes.
"After a six-month trial period, we now see that our requirements as a copyright holder are not excessive and can be met without any problem, as the operators of do. At the moment there is a bare minimum of our content on the service and if we find our works that have not yet been caught by the filtering, we communicate operatively and together we gradually improve the filtering,"

says Klára Brachtlová, President of the AKTV.
"Internet piracy remains our clear priority. So for us, we are still ready to negotiate with other operators of Internet storage sites and together set such conditions and technical measures that will prevent illegal sharing of our content,"

adds Brachtlová.

In addition to active legal protection of copyright, the AKTV has long focused on educational activities. As part of these activities, it runs an information website on copyright, which is available at

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