Monday, June 17, 2019

Verdict on the biggest media scandal in Danish history

The case concerned the Danish tabloid magazine, "Se & Hør", who in 2008 hired a system operator at IBM to provide them with information...

The ins and outs of geoblocking

Geoblocking has become a controversial topic... The European Commission sees unjustified geoblocking as an impediment to the Digital Single Market, whilst there is a...

App wars: Are social networks killing the news industry?

The print newspaper has declined in popularity since the widespread availability of the internet. Navigating crowded public transport with a broadsheet newspaper was relatively...

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...

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 Apprenticeship Levy – how will it affect the media industry?

The Apprenticeship Levy – how will it affect the media industry? What is the levy? From 6 April 2017, all employers with an annual pay bill...

Newsflash: Singapore Government launches public consultation on proposed changes to copyright...

The Ministry of Law has launched a public consultation to seek views on proposed changes to Singapore's copyright regime.  As the last major overhaul...

E-book lending comparable to traditional lending of books, says Advocate General

The e-book debate In some Dutch libraries it is possible to borrow e-books. However, these libraries have a relatively small collection of such books mainly...

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