Thursday, February 20, 2020

The legal position and liability of online travel portals

Back in November 2015, the Eastern High Court of Denmark handed down a judgement in relation to a dispute between the Danish Consumer Ombudsman...

App wars: Are social networks killing the news industry?

The print newspaper has declined in popularity since the widespread availability of the internet. Navigating crowded public transport with a broadsheet newspaper was relatively...

Re-thinking e-commerce

A recent Preliminary Report published by the European Commission, follows a 16 month study of nearly 1800 companies.  The inquiry forms part of the...

ECJ rules on GS Media and reshapes case law on hyperlinking

The GS Media case - in the spotlight, again In a rare move, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) went against AG Wathelet's opinion published...

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...

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