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Government warns of new regulatory landscape for UK-based broadcasters and video-on-demand operators in case...

In fact, even in the event of a deal the UK government notice repeats previous suggestions that audio-visual media services won't be covered by...

A Sporting Chance? – EU Parliament Votes for New Copyright Protection for Sports Organisers

This week saw the European Parliament adopt its position on the proposed EU Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market – see our...

News in Today: European Parliament adopts its position on Copyright Directive

Rights holders will be pleased as the Directive is intended to strengthen their ability to negotiate royalty payments from online platforms that use their...

Influencer marketing and endorsements: some food for thought in light of recent initiatives by...

What is influencer marketing? Influencer marketing basically means individuals (usually bloggers and influencers) endorsing products or brands by posting photos, videos, comments or other...

ASA rules against Amazon on ‘One-Day Delivery’ promises to Amazon Prime customers

Prime grounds for a complaint? The adverts at issue in the case were website pages that stated: “get unlimited One-Day Delivery with Amazon Prime”,...

CJEU rules that re-posting a photograph without explicit consent may infringe copyright

The CJEU in its decision did not follow the opinion of the Attorney General, who came to the recommendation not to consider the specific...

Sir Cliff Richard wins landmark privacy battle

On the 18th July 2018, the High Court found that Sir Cliff Richard's privacy rights had been breached when the BBC broadcast a police...

New decision on German influencer marketing: Courts in Berlin require disclosure as advertisement even...

While the courts in Munich recently took a more liberal approach and indicated that non-sponsored social media posts do not need to be tagged...

German Federal Court of Justice: no liability as an intermediary for the operator of...

According to the press release by the Court, the Court held that WLAN account holders are not liable as an intermediary but can be...

Do social media accounts pass to heirs?

In 2012, a teenager, who was 15 years old at that time, died in an underground train accident. It was suspected that the teenager...