Friday, July 19, 2019

Public Service Broadcaster prominence in a digital world: Outdated or indispensable?

What is prominence? In short, prominence is the extent to which a platform makes a service or content apparent to consumers. The battle for prominence...

BREAKING NEWS: Sir Cliff Richard wins landmark privacy battle against the...

The High Court today found that Sir Cliff Richard's privacy rights were infringed in a 'serious' and also somewhat 'sensationalist way' by the BBC's...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

EU High Level Expert Group release report on “Fake News” –...

Fake News – why the fuss? Just about everyone has heard the term "Fake News" by now, right? Well, Fake News and disinformation are certainly...

Swedish Supreme Court ruling: does a domain name constitute property?

The Pirate Bay Piracy remains a problem in Sweden - according to a report from The Internet Foundation in Sweden, 75% of Swedish 16-25...

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