Sunday, May 19, 2019

Post-GS Media, Wikimedia links to photos of works of art infringe...

  Background Wikimedia provided links on its website, offentligkonst.se, enabling users to access pictures of works of art from another website, Wikimedia Commons. The pictures available on Wikimedia Commons had...

Punitive damages for copyright infringement dismissed by Polish court

In a recently published judgment, the Court of Appeal in Warsaw considered what might have seemed to be a quite simple copyright infringement case....

What’s Trending in Media and Sport

Change is constant within the media, entertainment and sport industries, and this process has only been accelerated by the influence of digital technologies. These...

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

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...

The Future of Print Journalism – our roving reporter attends the...

Gloom in the room Newspaper reach (via digital) is at an all time high, but the revenue making aspect (print) continues to struggle. Metro, City...

Germany Starts Enforcing Controversial ‘Hate Speech’ Law: initial reactions to the...

Quick to act Since the implementation of NetzDG, certain social networks appear to have been fast and resolute in deleting content reported by users. During the...

UPDATED: Ruffled feathers or serious harm? Controversial UK personality sued for...

Background The case of Monroe and Hopkins related to the defacement of the Memorial to the Women of WWII in Whitehall during an anti-austerity demonstration on...

Airbrushing: reality or freedom of expression? A dilemma under Polish press...

In December 2016, Super Express, a popular Polish tabloid newspaper, published a story in which it accused Mr Marek Kuchciński – politician and current...

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

Fake News – why the fuss? Just about everyone has heard the term "Fake News" by now, right? Well, Fake News and disinformation are certainly...

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