Friday, July 19, 2019

What are the consequences of banning unjustified geoblocking in the European...

The European Commission revealed its strategic plan for a Digital Single Market (DSM) on 6 May 2015 (the document is available to view here)...

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...

Sir Cliff Richard wins landmark privacy battle

On the 18th July 2018, the High Court found that Sir Cliff Richard's privacy rights had been breached when the BBC broadcast a police...

English Premier League wins latest round in battle over satellite decoder...

The state of play In the Murphy pub landlady case, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled that EU free movement rules...
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Blockchain, smart contracts and esports: a match-winning formula?

From relatively obscure origins, the advent of cryptocurrency has fuelled a blockchain (or, less catchy, "distributed ledger technology") boom in recent years. This is...

Translation please: The Audiovisual Media Services Directive to European Convention on...

  Convention The Convention is founded on broadly the same country of origin principle as that which went on to be enshrined in the Television Without...

Open Wi-Fi and copyright – the CJEU McFadden decision

Open Wi-Fi and copyright - the CJEU McFadden decision The CJEU yesterday delivered its judgment in McFadden, concerning the liability for user copyright infringement of...

Proposed revisions to the Audio Visual Media Services Directive

In response to the fast changing audiovisual media landscape, particularly the convergence of traditional, linear TV and content distributed via over-the-top (OTT) services (that...

Audiovisual sector in France: French Competition Authority urges the Government to...

Current audiovisual framework in France Aiming at preserving cultural and media pluralism, the current French audiovisual framework imposes significant obligations on French TV operators, in...

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