Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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....

The EU Copyright Directive: Article 19 Transparency Obligations

As reported here, the European Parliament recently approved the EU Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (DSM Directive). The DSM Directive has...

Website database owners may use terms and conditions to prohibit screen-scraping

On 15 January 2015, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the "CJEU") gave a preliminary ruling in the case of Ryanair Ltd...

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...

The Music Industry: The State of Play

Few other industries can have been as profoundly influenced, affected and reshaped by recent social and technological changes as the music industry. The decline...

NEWSFLASH: CMA cracks down on secondary ticketing websites

Following its investigation, the CMA announced it had widespread concerns about the information that customers are provided with on secondary ticketing websites, and believed...

SXSW 2017 – our roving reporter discusses the highlights

Just back from an incredible week at South by South West in Austin. After the encounter with conversational robots from my previous post (the...

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...

Sync Licensing: What to look out for

The benefits of Sync Sync is thriving and, thanks to services like Shazam, increasingly sophisticated. Think of the exposure garnered by the band, Jungle, in...

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