Media Law
Follow
Find
2.5K views | +0 today
 
Scooped by Nelly.Ognyanova
onto Media Law
Scoop.it!

Shaping data protection for the future now!

Shaping data protection for the future now! | Media Law | Scoop.it
At the closure of the 84th Conference of the Data Protection Commissioners of the Federation and the Federal Länder, the Brandenburg Commissioner for Data Protection and the Right of Access to the Files, Dagmar Hartge, the Commissioner for Data...
more...
No comment yet.
Media Law
You can’t make people happy by law. Terry Pratchett
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Nelly.Ognyanova
Scoop.it!

Can Paris or any other city really sue a TV station – even if it is Fox News?

Can Paris or any other city really sue a TV station – even if it is Fox News? | Media Law | Scoop.it
The mayor of Paris may be serious about taking Fox News to court for saying it has no-go zones of Islamic rule. But lawyers say libelling cities is ‘one of the great perks of living in a free society’
Fans of irony would applaud.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nelly.Ognyanova
Scoop.it!

Zoë Keating vs YouTube: The End of an Artist's Right to Choose Where Their Music Appears on The Internet.

Zoë Keating vs YouTube: The End of an Artist's Right to Choose Where Their Music Appears on The Internet. | Media Law | Scoop.it
Reblogged on WordPress.com
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nelly.Ognyanova
Scoop.it!

Allposters ECJ Decision: no exhaustion of rights in modifications of the copyright work. | Kluwer Copyright Blog

Allposters ECJ Decision: no exhaustion of rights in modifications of the copyright work. | Kluwer Copyright Blog | Media Law | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nelly.Ognyanova
Scoop.it!

Spinning in the Last Chance Saloon: Why the “Son of PCC” regulator fails all the tests, Part 1 - Evan Harris

Spinning in the Last Chance Saloon: Why the “Son of PCC” regulator fails all the tests, Part 1 - Evan Harris | Media Law | Scoop.it
On 8 July 2013, sections of the press industry announced in a press release their plans to  set up a self-regulator that is designed not to meet the standards required by the Leveson Report or by t...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nelly.Ognyanova
Scoop.it!

Media Plurality Dialogue: what have we learned, and where next? - Damian Tambini

Media Plurality Dialogue: what have we learned, and where next? - Damian Tambini | Media Law | Scoop.it
How might Facebook, Google and other intermediaries influence the outcome of the 2015 UK election? Are they displacing newspapers and TV as kingmakers? As Robin Foster noted, and data from the Oxfo...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nelly.Ognyanova
Scoop.it!

Ending 2014 in Media Policy: Out of one election into another

Ending 2014 in Media Policy: Out of one election into another | Media Law | Scoop.it
Signing off the LSE Media Policy Blog for the holidays, LSE Fellow Sally Broughton Micova, who has been acting LSE MPP Director for the last three months, takes a quick look at where things stand on some of the big issues we have been following as...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nelly.Ognyanova
Scoop.it!

A Guide to Music Performance Royalties, Part 2 (pre-1995)

A Guide to Music Performance Royalties, Part 2 (pre-1995) | Media Law | Scoop.it
[Editor Charlie sez:  This continues from Part 1] We saw in Part 1 that a sound recording is comprised of two separate and distinct copyrights: The copyright in the song (“©”) and the copyright in the recording of the song (“℗”).   We also saw that...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nelly.Ognyanova
Scoop.it!

Danish Court issues website blocking ruling concerning the illegal distribution of replica products | Kluwer Copyright Blog

Danish Court issues website blocking ruling concerning the illegal distribution of replica products | Kluwer Copyright Blog | Media Law | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nelly.Ognyanova
Scoop.it!

EU Art. 29 Working Party Opinion on the Internet of Things | JD Supra

The EU Article 29 Working Party (WP29) has issued an Opinion on ‘Recent Developments on the Internet of Things’ (Opinion). The Opinion stresses the privacy and security challenges...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nelly.Ognyanova
Scoop.it!

Russia media law will hit foreign broadcasters | Advanced Television

RT @LOFTLONDON: Russia media law will hit foreign broadcasters http://t.co/gL9gucjsiu
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nelly.Ognyanova
Scoop.it!

Think You Own What You Buy on the Internet - Politico

Think You Own What You Buy on the Internet - Politico | Media Law | Scoop.it
We are surrounded by “Buy Now” buttons — small clickable icons on the Internet that prompt us to “buy” this song or that, this book or that. But what most of us don’t know is that we are no more buying those products than we are buying library books.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nelly.Ognyanova
Scoop.it!

A Guide to Music Performance Royalties, Part 1

A Guide to Music Performance Royalties, Part 1 | Media Law | Scoop.it
Let’s start at the beginning.  Broadly speaking, each recording of a song contains two copyrights: the copyright in the “musical work” or what is commonly called the “song” and the copyright in the recording of the song, commonly called the “track”...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nelly.Ognyanova
Scoop.it!

Latvia: Authorship as a legal fact, District Court of Zemgale, Riga, C31338513, 30 October 2014

Latvia: Authorship as a legal fact, District Court of Zemgale, Riga, C31338513, 30 October 2014 | Media Law | Scoop.it
Albert Ludwig University, Freiburg, for Kluwer Copyright Cases The Court rejected B’s application to establish his authorship of a film as a legal fact.  Under Copyright Law no registration or other formalities are required to enjoy copyright...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nelly.Ognyanova
Scoop.it!

'Media law says concentration is bad, but gov't thinks otherwise' - Buenos Aires Herald

'Media law says concentration is bad, but gov't thinks otherwise' Buenos Aires Herald Communications expert Guillermo Mastrini welcomed the Herald at his home in the City neighbourhood of Colegiales to discuss how the Media Law has affected the...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nelly.Ognyanova
Scoop.it!

Ryanair Ltd v. PR Aviation BV: contracts, rights and users in a “low cost” database law | Kluwer Copyright Blog

Ryanair Ltd v. PR Aviation BV: contracts, rights and users in a “low cost” database law | Kluwer Copyright Blog | Media Law | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nelly.Ognyanova
Scoop.it!

Spinning in the Last Chance Saloon: Why the “Son of PCC” regulator fails all the tests, Part 2 - Evan Harris

Spinning in the Last Chance Saloon: Why the “Son of PCC” regulator fails all the tests, Part 2 - Evan Harris | Media Law | Scoop.it
In Part One we looked at the rhetoric of the press release issued by newspaper proprietors. Here is an analysis of their claims to have implemented Leveson in their scheme. Again those people who s...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nelly.Ognyanova
Scoop.it!

Reminder - Political Broadcasting Rules Apply Even to State and Local Elections | Broadcast Law Blog

Reminder - Political Broadcasting Rules Apply Even to State and Local Elections | Broadcast Law Blog | Media Law | Scoop.it
In odd numbered years like 2015, most broadcast stations don’t think about the FCC’s political broadcasting rules. But they should – and we have been recei
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nelly.Ognyanova
Scoop.it!

Should public bodies be allowed to sue in defamation? Part 3 - Critique of English Position: Raymond Youngs

Should public bodies be allowed to sue in defamation? Part 3 - Critique of English Position: Raymond Youngs | Media Law | Scoop.it
The major problem about the denial in English law of a claim in defamation to public bodies in the absence of proof of actual financial loss is that the purpose of it is unclear.  The following gro...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nelly.Ognyanova
Scoop.it!

How open data and data governance could change democracy in France and abroad

How open data and data governance could change democracy in France and abroad | Media Law | Scoop.it
Last September, the French government appointed Henri Verdier as its first “Chief Data Officer”.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nelly.Ognyanova
Scoop.it!

Thus bad begins and worse remains behind: Google News closes to Spanish media

Thus bad begins and worse remains behind: Google News closes to Spanish media | Media Law | Scoop.it
IE University (Segovia, Spain)
On December 16, search engine giant Google started excluding stories from Spanish news media on its Google News service.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nelly.Ognyanova
Scoop.it!

Spring 2015: Forthcoming Media and Law Hearings and Judgments [updated]

Spring 2015: Forthcoming Media and Law Hearings and Judgments [updated] | Media Law | Scoop.it
The new legal term – Hilary Term - started yesterday and will end on 1 April 2015.  With the invaluable assistance of Mr Benjamin Pell we have prepared a list of the upcoming defamation and privacy...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nelly.Ognyanova
Scoop.it!

Devolving media regulation: The Smith Commission proposals

Devolving media regulation: The Smith Commission proposals | Media Law | Scoop.it
Telecommunications researcher Ewan Sutherland argues that the Smith Commission’s proposed devolution solutions for media regulation are messy proposals that create redundant unaccountable positions and ignore important regulatory bodies.  The Smith...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nelly.Ognyanova
Scoop.it!

Grand jury secrecy comes at a cost | Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

Grand jury secrecy comes at a cost | Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press | Media Law | Scoop.it
RT @rcfp: Grand jury #secrecy comes at a cost: @rcfp looks a lawsuits making the case for greater public access. http://t.co/J4XxSpzdHS #op…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nelly.Ognyanova
Scoop.it!

The Plurality Dialogue: what have we learned, and where next?

The Plurality Dialogue: what have we learned, and where next? | Media Law | Scoop.it
To conclude our Plurality Dialogue series, LSE Media Policy Project director Damian Tambini addresses the most crucial questions that policymakers should be considering with regards to the role that digital intermediaries play in the democratic...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nelly.Ognyanova
Scoop.it!

Warrant required for cell phone searches

Warrant required for cell phone searches | Media Law | Scoop.it
By Robert J. Morgan
A recent U.S. Supreme Court decision provides “a very clear and straightforward message” to law enforcement: You must obtain a warrant to search the contents of any cell phone.
more...
No comment yet.