Monday, April 22, 2019

App wars: Are social networks killing the news industry?

The print newspaper has declined in popularity since the widespread availability of the internet. Navigating crowded public transport with a broadsheet newspaper was relatively...

“Free WiFi for Free People” – Germany restricts the liability of...

Former legal background in Germany Unlike other European countries, the number of public WiFi hotspots which are freely accessible to the open public is rather...

Influencing the influencers: new CAP guidance clarifies rules on affiliate marketing...

The CAP Code requires that all marketing communications within the categories of communication outlined in the scope of the Code – which includes online...

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...

Commission Issues Communication on Online Platforms

The European Commission today set out its position on the future regulation and development of online platforms in Europe. This communication is the result...

Esports Sponsorship Deals: what to look out for

With viewing figures in the hundreds of millions, and increasing attention from brands looking to capitalise on the ever-growing profile of the industry, now...

CJEU rules that re-posting a photograph without explicit consent may infringe...

The CJEU in its decision did not follow the opinion of the Attorney General, who came to the recommendation not to consider the specific...

Nordic Ombudsmen voice opinion on covert marketing

The surge of "covert" or "masked" marketing on social media over the past few years has not gone unnoticed by Consumer Ombudsmen in Nordic...

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...

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