Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Large tech merger provides an early opportunity to test the fitness...

In November 2019, Google announced that it is buying Fitbit, one of the most well-known fitness trackers, for $2.1 billion, pending regulatory approval. Throughout...

The USA is investigating social media app TikTok – what does...

The US has just recently launched a national security review into the acquisition of US social media app, Musical.ly by the China-based owner ByteDance....

Twitter’s ban on paid political advertisement comes into effect

The ban on political advertising Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter, recently announced that the site will implement a worldwide ban on paid-for political adverts due...

Influencer Marketing: Danish influencers in trouble with Danish Marketing Practices Act

What is an influencer? Influencer marketing is a fast growing trend within marketing for advertisements, which has now been with us for several years. Still,...
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The Online Harms White Paper: MediaWrites talks to Ben Greenstone

Ben Greenstone, the Director of Taso Advisory, specialises in public policy advice for technology companies and the creative industries. As a former Private Secretary...

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...

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