Wednesday, February 19, 2020

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...

Can a language klingon to copyright?

Battle lines are being drawn in the US regarding whether or not a (made up) language, in this case ‘Klingon’ as used in the...

An eight-second clip can be a substantial part of a broadcast/film

England and Wales Cricket Board and Sky UK Limited vs Tixdaq Limited and Fanatix Limited – High Court finds that copyright in a broadcast...

Singapore – Changes to Media Market Conduct Code to better protect...

Following a 4-month long public consultation, the Media Development Authority of Singapore ("MDA") has finalised changes to the Media Market Conduct Code ("the Code"). The...

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)...

The Swedish police may not search IT equipment of the Swedish...

The Swedish Supreme Court recently rejected a request from the Prosecutor-General for a search warrant against certain IT equipment stored at the Swedish newspaper...

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