Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Australian Digital Platforms Inquiry – Issues Paper released, call for submissions...

The Treasurer's direction defined 'platform services' as "digital search engines, social media platforms and other digital content aggregation platforms". On 26 February 2018, the ACCC...

Telephone directories and the copyrightability of factual compilations in Singapore

Compilations are more pervasive than one may think. Every time a list or table is created, or an aggregate of data is presented in...

Proposed EU Copyright Directive shifts balance of responsibilities between rights holders...

The proposed EU Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market can be seen as an attempt to apply 'European values' to...

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...

“Fake news is bad, but the ministry of truth is even...

Post-Truth is Born in the USA As Donald Trump's new status as leader of the free world starts to take effect, questions continue to circulate...

MediaBytes – the last month on MediaWrites: the Copyright Directive, AI...

We've been catching up with MediaWrites authors about the hottest topics being discussed in the media industry. In the latest instalment of MediaBytes, Katrina...

Esports: Exclusivity in an open ecosystem

The continued growth of esports is seeing rights holders, licensees and fans searching for a new equilibrium between maintaining an open and collaborative esports...

Update on Renckhoff: Re-posting a photograph without the explicit consent of...

As reported previously on Mediawrites, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") rendered a controversial decision in 2018 according to which the...

Platform liability for misuse of private information – scope of the...

The case concerned a Facebook page published by Mr McCloskey called "Keeping Our Kids Safe from Predators 2". At various times this page featured...

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