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 on the 11th floor of Bird &...
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MediaWrites @ SXSW 2018

In the video below, Phil Sherrell discusses some of the highlights from SXSW 2018, the conference's emphasis on blockchain and how esports is finally entering the mainstream. In particular, he speaks to...

The Swedish police may not search IT equipment of the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet in...

The Swedish Supreme Court recently rejected a request from the Prosecutor-General for a search warrant against certain IT equipment stored at the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet (Aftonbladet Hierta AB ./. Prosecutor-General, Ö3074-15,...

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Copyright enforcement laws specify the remedies that rights holders can demand in cases of copyright infringement. These include demands to cease the infringement, to compensate for the loss, and to apologise....

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In recent weeks, a number of high profile figures in the entertainment industry have been on the receiving end of very serious allegations of sexual harassment. The sheer number of allegations...

Commission publishes Draft Regulation on Geo-Blocking

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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...

English Premier League wins latest round in battle over satellite decoder cards

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Battle lines are being drawn in the US regarding whether or not a (made up) language, in this case ‘Klingon’ as used in the Star Trek franchise (and by some particularly...

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