Thursday, June 27, 2019

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)...

The Online Harms White Paper: Duty of care in the context...

Is the concept of 'duty of care' a novel one? The concept of a duty of care is well known in the offline world. So...

The Online Harms White Paper: Is technology the answer?

As discussed previously in the series, the OHWP sets out the government's proposals to tackle online content and activity that harms individual users or...

Do social media accounts pass to heirs?

In 2012, a teenager, who was 15 years old at that time, died in an underground train accident. It was suspected that the teenager...

Influencing Media: Bella Younger, aka @deliciouslystella

Your web browser does not support iframes, which means that the video Influencing Media: Bella Younger aka "Deliciously Stella" cannot play.      In today's market, any...

Multimedia player sellers and individual streamers beware! Filmspeler broadens scope for...

The Filmspeler judgment specifically addresses the sale of multimedia players with pre-installed add-ons containing hyperlinks to unauthorised content.  The decision means that suppliers of...

The CMA clamps down on social media endorsements

It was only a couple of months ago that we were reporting on the release of "An Influencer's Guide to making clear...

Singapore jumps on the fake news bandwagon

Singapore is the latest country to jump on the fake news bandwagon. A public consultation has been launched to gather feedback on the principles...

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'...

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