Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Poland: File hosting platform ordered to monitor its resources for pirated...

In this case, the plaintiff – a copyright collecting society acting on behalf of the producers (the copyright holders) of three films (including “Katyń”,...

All the news that’s not fit to print: EU increases pressure...

In the countdown to the European Parliament elections in May, the corridors in Brussels and Strasbourg echo with anxious talk not only about populist candidates...

Can AI content moderation keep us safe online?

Moderation of Viral Videos Companies agonise over the formula for creating viral content, whether it’s music videos such as Luis Fonsi’s Despacito ft. Daddy...

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...

Taxation of the digital economy: Tax implications for high-tech and media...

Background to the taxation of digital services As previously reported on MediaWrites (click here), the digital economy has become a concern for tax authorities at...

Influencing Media: Timothy Armoo, CEO of Fanbytes

Generation Z For those that are not familiar with this particular demographic, this is the generation that comes after millennials; the digital kids, the children...

ISP Liability in China – Wechat not required to disconnect a...

In a recent decision issued by the Hangzhou Internet Court on 27 February 2019, the Court finds that Wechat is...

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 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....

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