UPDATE: Landmark ruling in the first ‘right to be forgotten’ case

The judgment involved a relatively conservative application of the law as it is generally already understood, making clear that the 'right to be forgotten' is by no means an absolute right....

What’s Trending in Media and Sport: EU Copyright Reform

2018 is going to be a big year for the Copyright Directive and Phil Sherrell discusses where it stands now and the controversial areas yet to be approved. Rebecca O'Kelly Gillard...

BREAKING NEWS: Landmark ruling in the first “right to be forgotten” case decided by...

Google has been ordered to remove links to articles about a businessman's historic criminal convictions based on the so-called 'right to be forgotten', which arises under data protection law. The case...
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What’s Trending in Media and Sport: Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality - or AR - has developed at a rapid rate over the last 5 years. In the video below, Richard and Caroline discuss how businesses can experiment with AR...

EU High Level Expert Group release report on “Fake News” – a significant step...

Fake News – why the fuss? Just about everyone has heard the term "Fake News" by now, right? Well, Fake News and disinformation are certainly not new phenomena as these have been...

Culture Minister signals UK Government’s intention to repeal Section 40

On 1 March 2018, the culture secretary, Matt Hancock MP, stated that the Government will repeal the controversial Section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act 2013, which put pressure on...

New South Australian Surveillance Law includes media public interest carve out

Surveillance Laws in Australia There are different surveillance laws in each of Australia’s 8 States and territories.  Commonwealth laws apply in relation to communications passing over the public switched telephony network...

Jesus, jeans and public morality: the right to use religious symbols in advertising

The case concerned a Lithuanian clothing company, Sekmadienis, which ran an advertising campaign featuring images with more than a passing resemblance to Jesus and Mary. The images promoted the company's clothing...
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What’s Trending in Media and Sport: Fake News & Internet Regulation

Fake News and the implications of its online dissemination was a major topic of discussion in 2017. In this video, Tobias discusses some of the key measures that are being taken...

What’s Trending in Media and Sport

Change is constant within the media, entertainment and sport industries, and this process has only been accelerated by the influence of digital technologies. These technological advancements have given rise to new...

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Update: Loot Boxes in the Netherlands

Online gambling in the Netherlands Gambling in the Netherlands is regulated by the Dutch Betting and Gambling Act (the "Act"). Under the Act, it is...

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