Wednesday, June 19, 2019

What does the future hold for French anti fake news laws?

Background – elections and "fake news" In recent years elections and referendums held throughout the world have been blighted by "fake...

Mining the value of ‘Big Data’ in an era of Artificial...

Francine Cunningham, Senior Public Affairs Manager in Brussels, takes a closer look at the text and data mining exceptions in the proposed EU Copyright Directive, which will go to a final vote this week.

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...

UK Government releases new proposals to regulate internet safety in Online...

After much speculation and anticipation, DCMS's Online Harms White Paper has been published today. The Paper proposes fundamental changes to the UK online regulatory...

Final report published following the UK Government’s inquiry into disinformation and...

The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee published yesterday its final report in an inquiry on Disinformation and 'fake news' that calls...

DCMS releases new Code of Practice for Social Media Platforms

The Code comes in advance of the potential new regulatory framework envisaged in the Online Harms White Paper (see here for our initial thoughts...

The EU Copyright Directive: Platform liability, the value gap, and unanswered...

As reported here, the European Parliament approved the latest version of the EU Directive on copyright in the Digital Single Market ("DSM Directive"). Following...

Fake News law passed in Singapore: Protection from Online Falsehoods and...

We previously reported on MediaWrites that the Singapore Government had convened a Select Committee to study new laws and other measures to tackle the...

Global regulation threatens to take a bite out of the FAANGs

A raft of new laws and closer regulatory scrutiny will be one of the biggest challenges for the FAANGs (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and...

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