Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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...

News in Today: EU Copyright Directive given final approval

The European Parliament has today voted to formally approve the new Copyright Directive. MEPs voted to adopt the text without amendments with 348 votes...

The Royals triumph in French privacy case: a new level of...

Unlike the UK, France has a codified privacy law (Article 9 of the French Civil code) and criminal sanctions for those who breach individual...

Can you publicise a French court judgment without shooting yourself in...

At the European level, the principle of the public nature of hearings and judgments is enshrined in Article 6(1) of the European Convention for...

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...

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...

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 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)...

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...

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