Friday, March 22, 2019

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...

BREAKING NEWS: Federal Court of Australia again exercises ‘website blocking power’

On 19 June 2018, the Federal Court of Australia (Court) handed down its decision in Foxtel Management Pty Ltd v TPG Internet Pty Ltd...

Czech Data Protection Authority issues warning on marketing communications, consent, and...

What is the issue? Under the current Czech legislation, electronic contact details may be used for marketing communications only with users' prior consent (opt-in), or...

ACCC Digital Platforms Inquiry Submissions Released

On 3 May 2018, the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) published 57 submissions to its inquiry into digital platforms. As discussed in our...

German Federal Supreme Court rules in favour of ad blockers and...

Since the digital revolution, online advertising has become a fundamental part of the revenue stream of most internet-based media services. This is particularly true...

Esports: Exclusivity in an open ecosystem

The continued growth of esports is seeing rights holders, licensees and fans searching for a new equilibrium between maintaining an open and collaborative esports...

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'...

Digital Single Market update: Part 1, Portability

Content portability – UK enforcement The Portability of Online Content Services Regulations 2018 (SI 2018/249) (UK Regulation) was laid before UK Parliament on 28 February...

UK Government strengthens rules governing the online resale of tickets to...

The issue Tickets for live events are generally made available for purchase at prices determined by an event organiser. However, these tickets are often bought...

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