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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 any new arrangement between the UK and...

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 raid on his property in 2014 and...

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BREAKING NEWS: Sir Cliff Richard wins landmark privacy battle against the BBC

The High Court today found that Sir Cliff Richard's privacy rights were infringed in a 'serious' and also somewhat 'sensationalist way' by the BBC's decision in 2014 to broadcast a police...

BREAKING NEWS: Copyright Directive delayed by European Parliament

As readers will know from our previous coverage, the draft Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market contains an ambitious package of reforms which stretch into all aspects of the...

Taxation of the digital economy: Tax implications for high-tech and media companies

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Digital Single Market update: Part 1, Portability

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What’s Trending in Media and Sport: Augmented Reality

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

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