Wednesday, May 22, 2019

New updated guidelines on influencers from the Danish Consumer Ombudsman

The DCO’s first guidelines on influencers was released in January 2016. Since then, to better reflect the Unfair Marketing Practices Directive, a new Danish...

What’s Trending in Media and Sport: Fake News & Internet Regulation

Fake News and the implications of its online dissemination was a major topic of discussion in 2017. In this video, Tobias discusses some of...

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)...

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...

Will changes to the UK’s Immigration Rules impact the Media/Tech sectors?

The UK economy has recently been boosted by a number of media and technology businesses announcing that they will establish their main international headquarters...

UK Government strengthens rules governing the online resale of tickets to...

The issue Tickets for live events are generally made available for purchase at prices determined by an event organiser. However, these tickets are often bought...

Influencer Marketing: How to hashtag in Hungary

The Kasza Tibi decision Back in 2016 the Competition Authority started investigating social media marketing practices of certain dominant Hungarian influencers, including musician Kasza Tibi....

Influencer marketing in Germany: Courts in Berlin try to find a...

In May 2018, a court in Berlin argued that influencers' social media posts will always be a commercial activity. In the court's...

“Free WiFi for Free People” – Germany restricts the liability of...

Former legal background in Germany Unlike other European countries, the number of public WiFi hotspots which are freely accessible to the open public is rather...

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