Public Service Broadcaster prominence in a digital world: Outdated or indispensable?

What is prominence? In short, prominence is the extent to which a platform makes a service or content apparent to consumers. The battle for prominence has traditionally been on television platforms and...

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

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 an international level. The BEPS Project, which...

BREAKING NEWS: Supreme Court rules that trademark owners must indemnify ISPs for costs of...

Background to the dispute This case concerns injunctions to block customers of ISPs from accessing websites advertising counterfeit versions of goods designed, manufactured and sold by three well-known companies; Cartier, Montblanc...

Naruto the Macaque’s 3 year legal journey has come to an end in a...

The story starts seven years ago, on the Indonesian Island of Sulawesi, where the wildlife photographer David Slater left his tripod unmanned in the hope that an endangered Celebes Crested Macaque...

UPDATE: Landmark ruling in the first ‘right to be forgotten’ case

The judgment involved a relatively conservative application of the law as it is generally already understood, making clear that the 'right to be forgotten' is by no means an absolute right....

What’s Trending in Media and Sport: EU Copyright Reform

2018 is going to be a big year for the Copyright Directive and Phil Sherrell discusses where it stands now and the controversial areas yet to be approved. Rebecca O'Kelly Gillard...

BREAKING NEWS: Landmark ruling in the first “right to be forgotten” case decided by...

Google has been ordered to remove links to articles about a businessman's historic criminal convictions based on the so-called 'right to be forgotten', which arises under data protection law. The case...
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What’s Trending in Media and Sport: Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality - or AR - has developed at a rapid rate over the last 5 years. In the video below, Richard and Caroline discuss how businesses can experiment with AR...

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

Fake News – why the fuss? Just about everyone has heard the term "Fake News" by now, right? Well, Fake News and disinformation are certainly not new phenomena as these have been...

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