Thursday, September 19, 2019

Singapore: New guidelines kick in to regulate advertising on digital platforms

Until now, all advertisements published in Singapore had to adhere to the Singapore Code of Advertising Practice, administered by the (ASAS). The Code aimed...

Pokémon Go – a brave new augmented reality world, now let’s...

Data Protection and Privacy of the User Data protection and privacy are probably the most obvious issues which affect Pokémon Go users given that the...

Open Wi-Fi and copyright – the CJEU McFadden decision

Open Wi-Fi and copyright - the CJEU McFadden decision The CJEU yesterday delivered its judgment in McFadden, concerning the liability for user copyright infringement of...

The Apprenticeship Levy – how will it affect the media industry?

The Apprenticeship Levy – how will it affect the media industry? What is the levy? From 6 April 2017, all employers with an annual pay bill...

Newsflash: Singapore Government launches public consultation on proposed changes to copyright...

The Ministry of Law has launched a public consultation to seek views on proposed changes to Singapore's copyright regime.  As the last major overhaul...

I “should’ve” thought of that! – Specsavers apply to trade mark...

Why trade mark a word? Trade marks are used to distinguish the goods or services of one trader from another, and the decision to approve...

Undressing the Ad – the use of sexualised images in the...

Advertisers have been using sexualised images to sell products since the 1900s and there is no sign of this trend letting up. However, Transport...

No interim injunction against publication of images featuring zoo animals used...

Background CAPS (the Captive Animals Protection Society) is a campaigning charity which aims to stop the exploitation of animals, particularly in circuses, zoos and the...

Nordic Ombudsmen voice opinion on covert marketing

The surge of "covert" or "masked" marketing on social media over the past few years has not gone unnoticed by Consumer Ombudsmen in Nordic...

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