Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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...

Digital Single Market update: Part 2, geo-blocking

Geo-blocking In May 2016 the EU Commission published draft regulations on geo-blocking with the aim of ensuring service providers do not treat customers any differently...

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...

What’s Trending in Media and Sport: Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality - or AR - has developed at a rapid rate over the last 5 years. In the video below, Richard and Caroline...

Australia bans gambling ads in live daytime sports broadcasts

In May last year, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull confirmed that he would ban gambling advertising on television during live sporting events taking place...

Jesus, jeans and public morality: the right to use religious symbols...

The case concerned a Lithuanian clothing company, Sekmadienis, which ran an advertising campaign featuring images with more than a passing resemblance to Jesus and...

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