Australian Digital Platforms Inquiry – Issues Paper released, call for submissions announced

The Treasurer's direction defined 'platform services' as "digital search engines, social media platforms and other digital content aggregation platforms". On 26 February 2018, the ACCC released its highly anticipated Issues Paper and...
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What’s Trending in Media and Sport: Fake News & Internet Regulation

Fake News and the implications of its online dissemination was a major topic of discussion in 2017. In this video, Tobias discusses some of the key measures that are being taken...
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What’s Trending in Media and Sport: Net Neutrality

Addressing a topic that promises to remain on the agenda of media and tech companies over the coming year, Cathal unravels the issues around surrounding net neutrality, tech innovation and investment,...

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 technological advancements have given rise to new...

A cat’s dinner? UK advertising regulator clears Amazon after Echo Dot mistakenly orders cat...

Complaint Amazon's Echo Dot is a voice-controlled device with personal assistant "Alexa" who can play music, provide information, set your alarm and so on. The TV ad for Echo Dot includes a man...

GS Media: Where are we now?

One of the more controversial issues in GS Media was the focus by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on the state of knowledge of the intervening party...

Singapore jumps on the fake news bandwagon

Singapore is the latest country to jump on the fake news bandwagon. A public consultation has been launched to gather feedback on the principles that should guide Singapore's approach to fake...

Event Report: Internet Regulation, Responsibility and Safety – our reporter attends the Westminster eForum...

Optimistic outlook? When talking about the challenges the internet is facing, the inventor of the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee, has recently been quoted in the press as saying that he is...

Germany Starts Enforcing Controversial ‘Hate Speech’ Law: initial reactions to the Network Enforcement Act

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Budget Booster – How the UK Government’s Autumn Budget is set to affect the...

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