Friday, July 19, 2019

The EU Copyright Directive: New exception for text and data mining

The European Parliament recently approved the EU Directive on copyright in the Digital Single Market ('DSM Directive'). Once approved by the Council and published...

Netflix in Italy: Emerging competitors and legal implications of the changing...

Potential competitors Amazon’s Prime Video Research conducted by Comparitech in 2018 has analysed the cost of Amazon Prime Video in all countries in the world...

Rebel Wilson’s High Court defamation bid fails, bringing Wilson v Bauer...

Back in September 2017, Ms Wilson won her defamation claim against Bauer over several articles published in and on various Australian magazines and websites...

Fair Compensation for Dutch Bestselling Authors

The bestseller-clause On July 1st, 2015, the Copyright Contract Act entered into force in the Netherlands.  This constituted important changes in Dutch copyright contract law....

Victory for Google confirms US-style “opt-out” class actions are still beyond...

The claim The representative action was brought by campaign group 'Google You Owe Us', led by Richard Lloyd, the former executive director of Which?...

Government warns of new regulatory landscape for UK-based broadcasters and video-on-demand...

In fact, even in the event of a deal the UK government notice repeats previous suggestions that audio-visual media services won't be covered by...

News in Today: European Parliament adopts its position on Copyright Directive

Rights holders will be pleased as the Directive is intended to strengthen their ability to negotiate royalty payments from online platforms that use their...

German Federal Court of Justice: no liability as an intermediary for...

According to the press release by the Court, the Court held that WLAN account holders are not liable as an intermediary but can be...

Do social media accounts pass to heirs?

In 2012, a teenager, who was 15 years old at that time, died in an underground train accident. It was suspected that the teenager...

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