Monday, June 17, 2019

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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