Wednesday, February 19, 2020

How could blockchain technology disrupt the music industry?

What is a blockchain? At its core, a blockchain is a distributed database (meaning a database that is not stored centrally, with duplicate copies on thousands of...

Final report published following the UK Government’s inquiry into disinformation and...

The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee published yesterday its final report in an inquiry on Disinformation and 'fake news' that calls...

Hyperlinking to leaked Playboy photos does not infringe copyright, in CJEU...

Online magazine hyperlinked to leaked Playboy photos Dutch online magazine “GeenStijl” placed hyperlinks on its website to leaked Playboy photos published on the Filefactory...

ECJ rules on GS Media and reshapes case law on hyperlinking

The GS Media case - in the spotlight, again In a rare move, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) went against AG Wathelet's opinion published...

Phil Sherrell looks at the Digital Single Market and the challenges...

<div style="width:100%; height:0; position: relative; padding-bottom:56.25%">//watch.twobirds.com/v.ihtml/player.html?token=2803e6d72332020e3f8d05a7c3f87052&source=embed&photo%5fid=15314147</div> Head of Bird & Bird's international Media, Entertainment and Sport sector, Phil Sherrell, discusses the Digital Single Market and the implications for...

Australia’s media laws: a portrait of a changing landscape

2019 has been an unprecedented year of review and proposed reform of the Australian media law landscape.  Governments and regulators have recognised that the...

Changes to Australia’s media ownership laws: A long overdue recognition of...

What has changed? Prior to passing of the Bill, Australia's media ownership laws, largely crafted in the late 1980's analogue era before digital and pay...

CJEU rules that re-posting a photograph without explicit consent may infringe...

The CJEU in its decision did not follow the opinion of the Attorney General, who came to the recommendation not to consider the specific...

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...

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