Tuesday, April 23, 2019

The immediate abolition of Employment Tribunal fees – what does this...

What does this mean in practice? The regime has been ruled to be unlawful and the immediate consequence is that the current Tribunal fees are...

The fall of freedom of expression or a revolution in the...

Following the 2016 US presidential election campaign, a significant concern has been the effect of false stories - “fake news” - circulated on social...

How could blockchain technology disrupt the music industry?

What is a blockchain? At its core, a blockchain is a distributed database (meaning a database that is not stored centrally, with duplicate copies on thousands of...

Copyright protection for factual compilations in Singapore: creativity alone is not...

The need for creativity The words "telephone directory" do not normally conjure up any exciting images – except, that is, to a copyright lawyer. Mention...

Polish courts find that websites are liable for readers’ comments

The peculiar case of Roman Giertych – an attorney and former deputy prime minister – against the publisher of the tabloid newspaper "Fakt" continues...

NEWSFLASH – Copyright infringement: The Pirate Bay does communicate to the...

The CJEU today handed down its judgment in the case of Ziggo which concerned the well-known peer-to-peer file sharing platform – The Pirate Bay....

Multimedia player sellers and individual streamers beware! Filmspeler broadens scope for...

The Filmspeler judgment specifically addresses the sale of multimedia players with pre-installed add-ons containing hyperlinks to unauthorised content.  The decision means that suppliers of...

Free Speech in the Age of the Echo Chamber: our reporter...

What actually is 'fake news'? Although the term 'fake news' only entered the public lexicon in October 2016, it has since achieved a level of ubiquity only...

Will changes to the UK’s Immigration Rules impact the Media/Tech sectors?

The UK economy has recently been boosted by a number of media and technology businesses announcing that they will establish their main international headquarters...

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