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Digital Rights Activism Becoming Major Force Worldwide - DC

Digital Rights Activism Becoming Major Force Worldwide - DC | Media Law | Scoop.it
Political activism to protect citizen's digital rights has gone global, with many success stories: Digital rights have become major issue in changing world.
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France: no copyright protection for perfume | Kluwer Copyright Blog

France: no copyright protection for perfume | Kluwer Copyright Blog | Media Law | Scoop.it
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"Options, not rules": BitTorrent Profits from Piracy By Serving Ads To UTorrent Client

"Options, not rules": BitTorrent Profits from Piracy By Serving Ads To UTorrent Client | Media Law | Scoop.it
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Dr. E Michael Harrington – Copyright

Dr. E Michael Harrington – Copyright | Media Law | Scoop.it
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Case Law, Strasbourg: Stichting Ostade Blade v Netherlands, The limits of the concept of “journalistic source” – Hugh Tomlinson QC

Case Law, Strasbourg: Stichting Ostade Blade v Netherlands, The limits of the concept of “journalistic source” – Hugh Tomlinson QC | Media Law | Scoop.it
In the case of Stichting Ostade Blade v Netherlands (App 8406/06, 27 May 2014) the Third Section of the Court of Human Rights held that an Article 10 application by a Dutch magazine arising out of a police raid was inadmissible.
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A Progressive Licence Fee for a Progressive Era

A Progressive Licence Fee for a Progressive Era | Media Law | Scoop.it
As the Parliamentary Select Committee on the Future of the BBC continues to hear evidence on what shape the Royal Charter should take when it’s renewed in 2016 with a session this past Tuesday, Ronan Costello, an MSc student at the LSE suggests...
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A “Super-right” to Data Protection? The Irish Facebook Case and the Future of EU Data Transfer Regulation – Christopher Kuner

A “Super-right” to Data Protection? The Irish Facebook Case and the Future of EU Data Transfer Regulation – Christopher Kuner | Media Law | Scoop.it
The Court of Justice of the European Union has yet another data protection case on its docket, this time involving the transfer of data by Facebook from the EU to the US. Christopher Kuner Brussels-based Associate Professor at the University of...
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To Charge, or Not to Charge: BBC’s Licence Fee Dilemma

To Charge, or Not to Charge: BBC’s Licence Fee Dilemma | Media Law | Scoop.it
Having heard from the BBC’s  leadership last week in discussion with academics, LSE MSc student Kailey Fuller-Jackson argues that the broadcaster’s leadership might be avoiding serious discussion of licence fee alternatives.
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Media Policy Meme 7: Symbolizing the Battle for Free Press

Media Policy Meme 7: Symbolizing the Battle for Free Press | Media Law | Scoop.it
Despite the opportunities afforded by online platforms, there is evidence that freedom of expression and particularly freedom of the press has not been improving across the globe, and that often this is a reflection of state policies.
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Case Law, Strasbourg: Axel Springer AG v Germany (No.2), The Politics of Article 10 – Alexia Bedat

Case Law, Strasbourg: Axel Springer AG v Germany (No.2), The Politics of Article 10 – Alexia Bedat | Media Law | Scoop.it
The Fifth Section of the European Court of Human Rights forcefully reiterated the importance of freedom of expression in the political sphere in the case of Axel Springer AG v Germany (No.2) ([2014] ECHR 745)(French only).
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Good manners and kittens may exempt bloggers from mass media law - The Calvert Journal

Good manners and kittens may exempt bloggers from mass media law - The Calvert Journal | Media Law | Scoop.it
The Calvert Journal Good manners and kittens may exempt bloggers from mass media law The Calvert Journal Under the law, which comes into effect on 1 August, blogs with more than 3,000 unique visitors a day are counted as mass media and must...
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Digital Security and Privacy for Human Rights Defenders | Front Line

Digital Security and Privacy for Human Rights Defenders | Front Line | Media Law | Scoop.it
Digital Security and Privacy for Human Rights Defenders (free book - Spanish too) http://t.co/k0SUsb1Ksw
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SLS News | Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society ...

SLS News | Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society ... | Media Law | Scoop.it
STANFORD, Calif., July 7, 2014—The Center for Internet and Society (CIS) at Stanford Law School launched a new online educational resource initiative called the “World Intermediary Liability Map,” or “WILMap”.
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Illegal downloading: four strikes and then... nothing - Telegraph.co.uk

Illegal downloading: four strikes and then... nothing - Telegraph.co.uk | Media Law | Scoop.it
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Entertainment Law Update Podcast episode 53

Entertainment Law Update Podcast episode 53 | Media Law | Scoop.it
Tweet Buffer  Episode 53 of my Entertainment Law Update podcast Is now online. Listen here or visit http://entertainmentlawupdate.com/53 ;   In this Episode: [hide] 1 Redskins Trademark Cancelled For Being Derogatory 2 Trademark Office Rejects “Amish Mafia” Mark as Disparaging 3 AMC Must Turn Over Books to Walking Dead Creator 4 Innocence of Muslims – Appeals […]
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Taylor & Francis Online :: Information, Communication & Society - Volume 17, Issue 9

Taylor & Francis Online :: Information, Communication & Society - Volume 17, Issue 9 | Media Law | Scoop.it
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IP Dr. E Michael Harrington

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A “Super-right” to Data Protection? The Irish Facebook Case & the Future of EU Data Transfer Regulation

A “Super-right” to Data Protection? The Irish Facebook Case & the Future of EU Data Transfer Regulation | Media Law | Scoop.it
The Court of Justice of the European Union has yet another data protection case on its docket, this time involving the transfer of data by Facebook from the EU to the US.
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Hacked Off: Three Important Recent Developments in relation to Press Regulation

Hacked Off: Three Important Recent Developments in relation to Press Regulation | Media Law | Scoop.it
The news this week has been dominated by the verdicts in the phone hacking trial at the Old Bailey.  But there have been three important developments this week in relation to press regulation which have not received much in the way of media coverage.
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Are Google intentionally overreacting to the Right to be Forgotten? – Paul Bernal

Are Google intentionally overreacting to the Right to be Forgotten? – Paul Bernal | Media Law | Scoop.it
In one of my original reactions to the Google Spain ruling on the Right to be Forgotten, which I wrote for The Justice Gap, I said that Google’s response to the ruling was going to be very interesting: “They have creative minds working for them –...
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James Heath: Why Subscription isn’t the Best Way to Fund the BBC

James Heath: Why Subscription isn’t the Best Way to Fund the BBC | Media Law | Scoop.it
With the BBC’s Charter Review just around the corner, James Heath, Director of Policy at the BBC, sets out the BBC position in a two part series.
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Case Law: Wissa v Associated Newspapers, Remember to plead the words complained of! – Valerie Paisner

Case Law: Wissa v Associated Newspapers, Remember to plead the words complained of! – Valerie Paisner | Media Law | Scoop.it
The recent case of Wissa v Associated Newspapers Limited ([2014] EWHC 1518 (QB)) is an important reminder that, when pleading a defamation claim, it is necessary to set out the precise text of the words complained of and that it is not sufficient...
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The Future of the BBC: the Burning Issue of Diversity Behind & on Screen

The Future of the BBC: the Burning Issue of Diversity Behind & on Screen | Media Law | Scoop.it
Some heated discussions in the UK Parliament’s ongoing Inquiry into the Future of the BBC have highlighted the continued problem the broadcaster has with representing the country’s minority groups.
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Digital Economy Act copyright regime shelved by UK government - Out-Law.com

Digital Economy Act copyright regime shelved by UK government - Out-Law.com | Media Law | Scoop.it
Digital Economy Act copyright regime shelved by UK government Out-Law.com The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) told Out-Law.com that it has no plans to progress work on the DEA regime currently on the basis that the "mass notification...
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EU Law Analysis: Open letter on the UK's Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill

EU Law Analysis: Open letter on the UK's Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill | Media Law | Scoop.it
15 leading internet law academics point out #DRIP is a "serious expansion of the surveillance state"
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Digital TV Wars: How Hollywood Leverages Amazon, Netflix and Hulu - Hollywood Reporter

Digital TV Wars: How Hollywood Leverages Amazon, Netflix and Hulu - Hollywood Reporter | Media Law | Scoop.it
This story first appeared in the July 25 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.
The battle among digital players is creating a clear winner: content ...
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