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Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2013-01-06

New post: Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2012-12-30 http://t.co/SJmVZZnb -> US judge SLAMS both IBM and the SEC over bribery settlement http://t.co/p67f5TfT -> The Instagram dust-up: Is anything really free online?
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Oettinger urges Council to move fast on audiovisual reform

Oettinger urges Council to move fast on audiovisual reform | Media Law | Scoop.it

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Protecting your brand in the age of gTLDs dot sucks

By Melissa Barnett and Robert J. Morgan
ICANN has made it possible to serve up every brand owner’s worst nightmare; welcome to [yourbrand].sucks.
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The Next Great Copyright Act: Remember the Authors!

The Next Great Copyright Act: Remember the Authors! | Media Law | Scoop.it
Columbia University School of Law
This article was originally published on the Media Institute website – see here.  It is reproduced here with the kind permission of the author.
In a previous column for the Media Institute (Feb.
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Big Data Rights Protection Found in Internet Copyright Law

Big Data Rights Protection Found in Internet Copyright Law | Media Law | Scoop.it
As a type of content, Big Data is covered by certain statutes.

Via Andre Castaybert
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Copyright in the new Belgian Code of Economic Law: codification and new regulation

Copyright in the new Belgian Code of Economic Law: codification and new regulation | Media Law | Scoop.it
De Wolf and Partners The Belgian legal order has recently welcomed a new legal code:  the Code of Economic Law (CEL).  Laws are not systematically arranged in codes in Belgium: there are some codes (such as the judicial code, the criminal code,...
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It’s the Data, Stupid: Here’s How Google Gets the Data About You They Don’t Already Have

It’s the Data, Stupid: Here’s How Google Gets the Data About You They Don’t Already Have | Media Law | Scoop.it
The Wall Street Journal reports that Google intends to compete with Amazon, eBay and every other online retailer: Google Inc. will launch buy buttons on its search-result pages in coming weeks, a controversial step by the company toward becoming an...
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EU Digital Market Strategy – high priority, but the political choices are yet to come

EU Digital Market Strategy – high priority, but the political choices are yet to come | Media Law | Scoop.it
LSE’s Professor Robin Mansell assesses the European Commission’s new Digital Single Market strategy, launched last week, looking at its goals, strengths, limitations and chances of success.  The Digital Single Market (DSM) Strategy for Europe,...
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How Facebook Just Became The World’s Largest Publisher

How Facebook Just Became The World’s Largest Publisher | Media Law | Scoop.it
With Instant Articles, Facebook has created a rich, multimedia platform to host publishers' stories, and ensure that you never leave.

Via Andre Castaybert
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Data Privacy and Intermediary Liability: Striking a balance between privacy, reputation, innovation and freedom of expression, Part 1 - Ashley Hurst

Data Privacy and Intermediary Liability: Striking a balance between privacy, reputation, innovation and freedom of expression, Part 1 - Ashley Hurst | Media Law | Scoop.it
This two part post looks at why the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “DPA”), as derived from the Data Protection Directive 1995 (the “DP Directive”) has suddenly, over 25 years since its enactment, be...
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“A great victory for the whole legal profession”

“A great victory for the whole legal profession” | Media Law | Scoop.it
by Inger Høedt-Rasmussen (Copenhagen University) and Dirk Voorhoof (Ghent University) The Grand Chamber in its judgment of 23 April 2015 in the case of Morice v. France has overruled an earlier fin...
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Facebook, filtering, polarization, and a flawed study? - Joho the Blog

Facebook, filtering, polarization, and a flawed study? - Joho the Blog | Media Law | Scoop.it
Facebook researchers have published an article in Science, certainly one of the most prestigious peer-reviewed journals. It concludes (roughly) that Facebook’s filtering out of news from sources whose politics you disagree with does not cause as much polarization as some have thought. Unfortunately, a set of researchers clustered around the Berkman Center think that the …
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Ofcom consultation - implications for Google and Facebook?

Ofcom consultation - implications for Google and Facebook? | Media Law | Scoop.it
The Leveson Inquiry debated media plurality, and the implication of concentrated media power for democracy,  but did not make detailed recommendations for policy change. Since then, Parliament and ...
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Everything you always wanted to know about private copying but were afraid to ask (Case C-463/12 Copydan Båndkopi v Nokia Danmark A/S)

Everything you always wanted to know about private copying but were afraid to ask (Case C-463/12 Copydan Båndkopi v Nokia Danmark A/S) | Media Law | Scoop.it
Institute for Information Law (IViR)
On March 5, 2015 the Court of Justice of the European Union (the ‘Court’ or ‘CJEU’) ruled on Case C-463/12 Copydan Båndkopi v Nokia Danmark A/S (‘Copydan’).
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TV Catchup in CJEU Repeat

TV Catchup in CJEU Repeat | Media Law | Scoop.it
Bristows In a decision that could have serious implications for websites providing real time streaming of free to air broadcasts, the English Court of Appeal has recently handed down its Judgment in the case of ITV Broadcasting Limited and others v...
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Flexibility. Is it all a matter of methodology and assumptions?

Flexibility. Is it all a matter of methodology and assumptions? | Media Law | Scoop.it
Institute for Information Law (IViR) Benjamin Gibert’s report for the Lisbon Council entitled ‘The 2015 Intellectual Property and Economic Growth Index: Measuring the Impact of Exceptions and Limitations in Copyright on Growth, Jobs and...
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Laptops Are Not Searchable Like Handbags, Judge Tells Feds

Laptops Are Not Searchable Like Handbags, Judge Tells Feds | Media Law | Scoop.it
Federal agents do not have unlimited power to search laptops and other electronic devices without a warrant at the border, including airports, a federal judg...

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Civil Rights, Privacy, and Media Rights Groups Release Principles for Law ... - Civilrights.org

Civil Rights, Privacy, and Media Rights Groups Release Principles for Law ... - Civilrights.org | Media Law | Scoop.it
Civil Rights, Privacy, and Media Rights Groups Release Principles for Law ...
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Private Lives Full Audiobook 1

Download Full: http://tinyurl.com/k5zl5y8 Written by Tasmina Perry Anna Kennedy loves her career. A young associate with a top media law firm, she's the lawyer ...
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Media Pluralism Monitor: lessons have been learned, but concern remains for Bulgarian media

Media Pluralism Monitor: lessons have been learned, but concern remains for Bulgarian media | Media Law | Scoop.it
Nelly Ognyanova, Professor in Media Law at Sofia University, and Orlin Spassov, Associate Professor in Media and Communication Studies at Sofia University and Executive Director of Media Democracy Foundation, explain the results of the pilot...
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In Open Letter to Google, 80 Technology Scholars Press for More Transparency on Right to Be Forgotten Compliance

In Open Letter to Google, 80 Technology Scholars Press for More Transparency on Right to Be Forgotten Compliance | Media Law | Scoop.it
Rutgers Professor Ellen Goodman explains why 80 scholars from around the world have released an open letter to Google asking for more transparency on how it responds to user requests to delist search results, following the so-called right to be...
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Data Privacy and Intermediary Liability: Striking a balance between privacy, reputation, innovation and freedom of expression, Part 2 - Ashley Hurst

Data Privacy and Intermediary Liability: Striking a balance between privacy, reputation, innovation and freedom of expression, Part 2 - Ashley Hurst | Media Law | Scoop.it
This is the second part of a two part post.  The first part was published on 14 May 2015.  Whilst the question of the liability of internet intermediaries for damages is very interesting,...
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Digital Storytelling: Egmont Overture, op. 84 (Coda) - “Music, First and Last”: Scores from the Sir Georg Solti Archive - Loeb Music Library - Harvard College Library

Digital Storytelling: Egmont Overture, op. 84 (Coda) - “Music, First and Last”: Scores from the Sir Georg Solti Archive - Loeb Music Library - Harvard College Library | Media Law | Scoop.it
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