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Fair Compensation for Dutch Bestselling Authors

The bestseller-clause On July 1st, 2015, the Copyright Contract Act entered into force in the Netherlands.  This constituted important changes in Dutch copyright contract law....

CAP Responds to GDPR with Amendments to the Advertising CAP Code

Until 25 May 2018, regulation of data protection issues in relation to advertising was governed by Section 10 and Appendix 3 of the CAP...

Loot box issues extend to Poland

Loot boxes are a topic of significant media law debate in recent months, and something that we are keeping on top of at MediaWrites,...
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CJEU ruling on liability of internet connect owners

  On 18 October 2018 The Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that the owner of an internet account used for copyright infringements cannot...

First Dynamic Site Blocking Injunction granted in Singapore

Mickey Mouse gets tough In Disney Enterprises, Inc. and others v. M1 Limited and others SGHC 206, Disney and five other major film studios...

UK Government considers new measures in the fight against illegal streaming

What are illicit IPTV streaming devices? Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) boxes are multimedia devices, such as Kodi boxes, with software installed which allows them to...

Victory for Google confirms US-style “opt-out” class actions are still beyond claimants’ reach

The claim The representative action was brought by campaign group 'Google You Owe Us', led by Richard Lloyd, the former executive director of Which?...

Ad & Tech Giants step up to tackle the problem of Fake News

The Code is a response to concerns about disinformation in the run-up to the European Parliament elections due to take place in May 2019....

The Witcher Saga: the author’s quest for additional royalties from video game developer

On 2 October, CDPR published a statement in which it referred to the letter it received from Sapkowski’s attorneys. The letter claims that the...