Tuesday, July 23, 2019

UPDATE: Landmark ruling in the first ‘right to be forgotten’ case

The judgment involved a relatively conservative application of the law as it is generally already understood, making clear that the 'right to be forgotten'...

What’s Trending in Media and Sport: EU Copyright Reform

2018 is going to be a big year for the Copyright Directive and Phil Sherrell discusses where it stands now and the controversial areas...

EU Copyright Directive: Consolidated text now available

After a long period of intense lobbying, it was announced that EU negotiators had finally reached a political agreement on 13 February...

‘Compensation’ versus ‘punishment’ in Polish copyright – a major court ruling...

Copyright enforcement laws specify the remedies that rights holders can demand in cases of copyright infringement. These include demands to cease the infringement, to...

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

BREAKING NEWS: Landmark ruling in the first “right to be forgotten”...

Google has been ordered to remove links to articles about a businessman's historic criminal convictions based on the so-called 'right to be forgotten', which...

New South Australian Surveillance Law includes media public interest carve out

Surveillance Laws in Australia There are different surveillance laws in each of Australia’s 8 States and territories.  Commonwealth laws apply in relation to communications...

Naruto the Macaque’s 3 year legal journey has come to an...

The story starts seven years ago, on the Indonesian Island of Sulawesi, where the wildlife photographer David Slater left his tripod unmanned in the...

The Liability of Media Companies Publishing Private Information About Hostages

  The newspaper in question was the Danish newspaper Ekstra Bladet (EB). In connection with the two seamen's captivity, they featured a 10-month long campaign...

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