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Terrorists using Google's 'right to be forgotten' to cover-up trials - Daily Mail

Terrorists using Google's 'right to be forgotten' to cover-up trials - Daily Mail | Media Law | Scoop.it
Sajid Javid condemned 'Luxembourg's unelected judges' for trying to restrict media freedom, after the ruling that search engines must remove links to news stories on request.
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Bulgaria's GERB Party Calls for Anti-Defamation Media Law - Novinite.com

Bulgaria's GERB Party Calls for Anti-Defamation Media Law - Novinite.com | Media Law | Scoop.it
GERB, the biggest partner in Bulgaria's minority coalition government, on Thursday urged print media publishers to draft anti-defamation legislation.
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Changing How the Internet Is Regulated Probably Won't Kill It - Businessweek

Changing How the Internet Is Regulated Probably Won't Kill It - Businessweek | Media Law | Scoop.it
Companies facing stronger regulation by the Federal Communications Commission say they'll stop making capital investments in broadband, but there's no evidence or data supporting that position
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Over half a million Google URLs removal requests to date; the “Right to be Forgotten” in practice – Sara Mansoori and Eloise Le Santo

Over half a million Google URLs removal requests to date; the “Right to be Forgotten” in practice – Sara Mansoori and Eloise Le Santo | Media Law | Scoop.it
It is five months since the ruling in Google Spain v AEPD and Mario Costeja Gonzalez and, as of 13 November 2014, Google had received 166,396 requests for URL removals and has evaluated 562,376 URLs to decide whether to whether to remove them from...
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Digital distributors cannot escape their editorial responsibilities

Digital distributors cannot escape their editorial responsibilities | Media Law | Scoop.it
Andrew Miller has been CEO of Guardian Media Group (GMG) since July 2010.
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To suggest terrorists are using the right to be forgotten online is absurd | Paul Bernal

To suggest terrorists are using the right to be forgotten online is absurd | Paul Bernal | Media Law | Scoop.it
If Sajid Javids speech is indicative of the approach to privacy that wed see in a Tory bill of rights then we should all be worried The culture secretary, Sajid Javid, used his speech to the Society of Editors conference on Tuesday to spread...
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Managing online risks to children – chasing a moving target

Managing online risks to children – chasing a moving target | Media Law | Scoop.it
The final report of EU Kids Online III, the result of a study on 33 countries, was released at the 2014 Safer Internet Forum in Brussels earlier this month.
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How to teach … press freedom - The Guardian (blog)

How to teach … press freedom - The Guardian (blog) | Media Law | Scoop.it
Over the last decade 700 media workers have been killed bringing news to the public. Here are some ways to explore press freedom and journalist safety in school
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Pew Research Center study finds online harassment common: key findings

Pew Research Center study finds online harassment common: key findings | Media Law | Scoop.it
Maeve Duggan is a research analyst for the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project. She shares the key findings from Pew’s recent study of online harassment.  Last week, Pew Research Center released its first in-depth study of online...
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News: Miller v Associated Newspapers, Supreme Court refuses Permission to Appeal, case concludes after six years

News: Miller v Associated Newspapers, Supreme Court refuses Permission to Appeal, case concludes after six years | Media Law | Scoop.it
The long running cases of Miller v Associated Newspapers finally concluded on 31 October 2014, more than 6 years after publication of the article complained of, when the Supreme Court dismiissed the Defendant’s application for permission to appeal...
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The European Commission’s new digital agenda duo

The European Commission’s new digital agenda duo | Media Law | Scoop.it
Sally Broughton Micova, LSE Fellow and Acting Director of the LSE Media Policy Project, looks at what to expect from the new digital team in the European Commission.
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Digital intermediaries and the public interest standard in algorithm governance

Digital intermediaries and the public interest standard in algorithm governance | Media Law | Scoop.it
Philip Napoli is Professor of Journalism & Media Studies in the School of Communication & Information at Rutgers University, where his research focuses on media institutions and policy. He has provided testimony on media policy issues to the U.S.
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Cory Doctorow: “We're all sharecroppers in Google's fields for the rest of ... - Salon

Cory Doctorow: “We're all sharecroppers in Google's fields for the rest of ... - Salon | Media Law | Scoop.it
The novelist talks about the totalitarian perils of copyright law and how the Internet is changing art
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Mission Creep-y: Public Citizen Report Shows Google Uses Its Data Dominance to Become the Most Politically Powerful Corporation in the World

Mission Creep-y: Public Citizen Report Shows Google Uses Its Data Dominance to Become  the Most Politically Powerful Corporation in the World | Media Law | Scoop.it
The venerable Public Citizen organization has released a very scary report about Google’s political contributions and influence called “Mission Creep-y: Google Is Quietly Becoming One of the Nation’s Most Powerful Political Forces While Expanding...
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Rock band wins again in copyright battle against Sirius XM - Reuters India

Rock band wins again in copyright battle against Sirius XM - Reuters India | Media Law | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A 1960s rock band on Friday won a second victory against Sirius XM Holdings Inc in a closely watched copyright battle affecting digital media.U.S.
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Case Law, Strasbourg: Conviction of journalist for reporting about sex abuses violated Article 10 – Flutura Kusari and Dirk Voorhoof

Case Law, Strasbourg: Conviction of journalist for reporting about sex abuses violated Article 10 – Flutura Kusari and Dirk Voorhoof | Media Law | Scoop.it
In Erla Hlynsdottir v. Iceland (No. 2), an Icelandic journalist had been convicted for defamation after reporting that the director of a Christian rehabilitation centre and his wife had been involved in sex games with patients of the centre.
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Developing the user perspective in the plurality dialogue

Developing the user perspective in the plurality dialogue | Media Law | Scoop.it
Professor Natali Helberger is professor of Information Law at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA), Institute for Information Law (IViR).
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Googles French arm faces daily 1,000 fines over links to defamatory article

Googles French arm faces daily 1,000 fines over links to defamatory article | Media Law | Scoop.it
Paris court orders parent company to remove links across global network, following right to be forgotten online rulingGoogles French subsidiary has been ordered to pay daily fines of 1,000 unless links to a defamatory article are removed from the...
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Press freedom is a human right too – ask Strasbourg - The Guardian

Press freedom is a human right too – ask Strasbourg - The Guardian | Media Law | Scoop.it
Peter Preston: The European court of human rights has safeguarded newspapers’ freedoms for decades. Would Sajid Javid’s ‘British bill of rights’ do the same?
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Case Law: Strasbourg, Stankiewicz v. Poland, Responsible public interest journalism protected by Article 10 – Hugh Tomlinson QC

Case Law: Strasbourg, Stankiewicz v. Poland, Responsible public interest journalism protected by Article 10 – Hugh Tomlinson QC | Media Law | Scoop.it
In the case of Stankiewicz and Others v.
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Is there any Internet Governance out there?

Is there any Internet Governance out there? | Media Law | Scoop.it
This year has seen significant developments in internet governance, including the Brazilian government’s attempt to create a truly multistakeholder global process in the wake of the Snowden revelations, and the US government’s announcement of its...
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Case Law, Strasbourg: Gough v United Kingdom, No violation of the Article 10 rights of the Naked Rambler – Hugh Tomlinson QC

Case Law, Strasbourg: Gough v United Kingdom, No violation of the Article 10 rights of the Naked Rambler – Hugh Tomlinson QC | Media Law | Scoop.it
Stephen Gough, the so-called “Naked Rambler” has lost his Court of Human Rights application under Articles 10 and 8.  The Court held that his arrest, prosecution, conviction and imprisonment did not breach his rights to freedom of expression or...
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Striking the balance: why we still need a plurality dialogue

Striking the balance:  why we still need a plurality dialogue | Media Law | Scoop.it
Robin Foster is an adviser on strategy, policy and regulation in the media and communications sectors and a founding member of Communications Chambers.
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Google’s Advisory Council Hearings: Things to Remember and Things to Forget

Google’s Advisory Council Hearings: Things to Remember and Things to Forget | Media Law | Scoop.it
The last hearing of the Google Advisory Council on the Right to be Forgotten took place in Brussels on Tuesday.
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Case Law: Hegglin v Persons Unknown and Google, Data Protection Battle Costs set to hit £2.36 million – Media Lawyer

Case Law: Hegglin v Persons Unknown and Google, Data Protection Battle Costs set to hit £2.36 million – Media Lawyer | Media Law | Scoop.it
A battle between a Hong Kong-based businessman and internet search giant Google is set to cost some £2.36 million by the time it reaches the end of a five-day trial set for later this month, according to figures given to a High Court judge.
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