Monday, April 22, 2019

News in This Week: European Parliament adopts revised Audiovisual Media Services...

The draft revised legislation was approved by a significant majority; 452 votes in favour with 132 against, and 65 abstentions. Headline news Under the existing AVMSD,...

VIDEO: Influencing Media – putting digital to work

Your web browser does not support iframes, which means that the video Influencing Media: Putting digital to work cannot play.      The evening began with cocktails...

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...

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...

The ins and outs of geoblocking

Geoblocking has become a controversial topic... The European Commission sees unjustified geoblocking as an impediment to the Digital Single Market, whilst there is a...

News in this Week: Ofcom extends daytime protection rules in Ofcom...

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Netflix in Italy: Emerging competitors and legal implications of the changing...

Potential competitors Amazon’s Prime Video Research conducted by Comparitech in 2018 has analysed the cost of Amazon Prime Video in all countries in the world...

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

Background to the taxation of digital services As previously reported on MediaWrites (click here), the digital economy has become a concern for tax authorities at...

Can a language klingon to copyright?

Battle lines are being drawn in the US regarding whether or not a (made up) language, in this case ‘Klingon’ as used in the...

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