Monday, November 18, 2019

When does hyperlinking infringe copyright? UK High Court addresses linking to...

The UK High Court has this morning handed down its judgment in a hyperlinking test case in which Sony Music and Warner Music sued...

The EU Copyright Directive: Poland asks the CJEU to annul a...

We have already covered the Copyright Directive extensively at MediaWrites, including the adoption of the final text, which must now be implemented by Member...

New EU Digital Czar aims to apply ‘fairness’ to regulation of...

Very different fates have befallen the candidates for the two most important digital posts in the incoming EU College of Commissioners. France is hoping...

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...

The CJEU confines the scope of the ‘right to be forgotten’...

On 24 September 2019 the European Court of Justice (CJEU) made a landmark ruling on the territorial scope of the right to de-referencing, or...

Australian Digital Platforms Inquiry makes major legislative recommendations

This summer, Australia's competition regulator, the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC), released its final report in the landmark Digital Platforms Inquiry (Inquiry), following...

MediaBytes – the last month on MediaWrites: Instagram, Airbnb, and an...

We’ve been catching up with MediaWrites authors to discuss the latest news in the media industry. In this instalment, Katrina speaks to Bryony Gold...

What’s not to like about Instagram’s latest test?

Why is Facebook trialing hiding "Like" counts? It is clear that Facebook takes social responsibility seriously and it's no coincidence that Facebook is an important...

How to catch lightning in a bottle: EU draws up plans...

Today's digital environment is of course characterised by a number of hugely successful multinational companies operating at a global level across borders. This brings...

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