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Report advocates more powers to Brussels - Presseurop (English)

Report advocates more powers to Brussels - Presseurop (English) | Media Law | Scoop.it
Report advocates more powers to Brussels
Presseurop (English)
Europe's charter of fundamental rights, which demands that members respect media freedom and plurality, became law in 2009. Violations can be addressed through judicial channels.
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You can’t make people happy by law. Terry Pratchett
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Yes to press freedom, but must we use it to expose people's sex lives? | Greenslade

Yes to press freedom, but must we use it to expose people's sex lives? | Greenslade | Media Law | Scoop.it
Why I support, albeit reluctantly, the Sun on Sunday and the Daily Mail over the right to reveal the identities of celebrities who have secured a court gag
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Bulgaria: Ruling on administrative case No. 7800 of 2015, Supreme Administrative Court of Bulgaria, 12 January 2016 - Kluwer Copyright Blog

Bulgaria: Ruling on administrative case No. 7800 of 2015, Supreme Administrative Court of Bulgaria, 12 January 2016 - Kluwer Copyright Blog | Media Law | Scoop.it
The Supreme Administrative Court held that pursuant to § 2, para. 9 of the Law on Copyright and Related Rights (LCRR), permanent objects that represent the synthesis between architecture and other arts should be regarded as works of architecture.
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USA: Larson v. Warner Bros Entertainment, United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Nos. 13-56243, 10 February 2016 - Kluwer Copyright Blog

USA: Larson v. Warner Bros Entertainment, United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Nos. 13-56243, 10 February 2016 - Kluwer Copyright Blog | Media Law | Scoop.it
A 2001 letter from an attorney representing the heirs of Superman co-creator Jerome Siegel effectively transferred all copyrights in the Superman character to DC Comics, the U.S. Court of Appeals in San Francisco has decided (Larson v.
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CJEU: Freistaat Bayern v. Verlag Esterbauer GmbH, C-490/14, 29 October 2015 - Kluwer Copyright Blog

CJEU: Freistaat Bayern v. Verlag Esterbauer GmbH, C-490/14, 29 October 2015 - Kluwer Copyright Blog | Media Law | Scoop.it
In response to a reference from the Bundesgerichtshof (Germany), the CJEU ruled that geographical information extracted from a topographic map by a third party in order to produce and market another map retains, following its extraction, sufficient...
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EBU President Jean-Paul Philippot on new Polish Media Law

EBU President Jean Paul Philippot reacts to new Polish media law and discusses EBU Members TVP and Polskie Radio's place in the EBU and Eurovision Song Conte...

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Twitter sues Turkey over 'terror propaganda' fine

Twitter sues Turkey over 'terror propaganda' fine | Media Law | Scoop.it

Social media giant argues $50,000 fine slapped on it for not removing content goes against Turkish law.

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Infographic: Who Owns What Media In Australia?

Infographic: Who Owns What Media In Australia? | Media Law | Scoop.it

Currently, Australian Law doesn’t allow any one media player to own a radio, TV and print operation. Known as the “two out of three”...

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After Poland Compares EU To Nazis, Brussels Launches "Unprecedented" Review Of Polish Media Laws

After Poland Compares EU To Nazis, Brussels Launches "Unprecedented" Review Of Polish Media Laws | Media Law | Scoop.it

Big surprise that the NPR coverage of this story this morning emphasized the European Union's supposed commitment to "the rule of law." The backward Poles we were to understand were the ones in the...

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Britain opts out of EU law setting social media age of consent at 16

Britain opts out of EU law setting social media age of consent at 16 | Media Law | Scoop.it

Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram will be able to process data of anyone 13 and
over after agreement reached

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ECHR: Copyright vs. freedom of expression

ECHR: Copyright vs. freedom of expression | Media Law | Scoop.it

Die Entscheidung entspricht der von mir bereits früher im Kommentar Mestmäcker / Schulze /Deumeland , Kommentar
zum deutschen Urheberrecht, vertretenen Ansicht.
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Remix, Lessig, Star Wars: discussion

Remix,  Lessig, Star Wars: discussion | Media Law | Scoop.it
[Editor Charlie says: As of Christmas Day (7 days in release) "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has grossed $890 million in worldwide box office. “How better to revive a 30-year-old series than by enlisting armies of kids to make the content interesting again?”  Well, that's one better way.] This is a repost from July 15, 2007 In his…
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Draft law provision on the administrative removal and blocking of online copyright infringing content. Will 2016 bring more “happiness” to Greek copyright law?

Draft law provision on the administrative removal and blocking of online copyright infringing content. Will 2016 bring more “happiness” to Greek copyright law? | Media Law | Scoop.it

The draft law for the implementation in Greece of Directive 2014/26/EU on collective management of copyright and related rights and multi-territorial licensing of rights in musical works for online use in the internal market, which was released...

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CJEU: SBS Belgium v. SABAM, C-325/14, 19 November 2015

CJEU: SBS Belgium v. SABAM, C-325/14, 19 November 2015 | Media Law | Scoop.it

In response to a reference from the Brussels Court of Appeal, the CJEU held that Article 3(1) of Directive 2001/29/EC (the Infosoc Directive) must be interpreted as meaning that a broadcasting organisation does not carry out an act of...

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The UK Court considers whether a copyright work has been communicated to the public - Kluwer Copyright Blog

The UK Court considers whether a copyright work has been communicated to the public - Kluwer Copyright Blog | Media Law | Scoop.it
By Jeremy Blum and Sarah Watson, Bristows Ultrasoft Technologies Limited v Hubcreate Limited [2016] EWHC 544 (IPEC) On 16th February 2016 the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (Hacon HHJ) handed down judgment in the copyright and database...
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Bulgaria: Decision No. 345 on criminal case No. 1069 of 2015, Supreme Court of Cassation of Bulgaria, 1 December 2015 - Kluwer Copyright Blog

Bulgaria: Decision No. 345 on criminal case No. 1069 of 2015, Supreme Court of Cassation of Bulgaria, 1 December 2015 - Kluwer Copyright Blog | Media Law | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court held that “uses in any other manner” as provided in Article 172a, para. 1 of the Criminal Code covers any possible use of a copyright protected work.
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MTE v Hungary: New ECtHR Judgment on Intermediary Liability and Freedom of Expression - Kluwer Copyright Blog

MTE v Hungary: New ECtHR Judgment on Intermediary Liability and Freedom of Expression - Kluwer Copyright Blog | Media Law | Scoop.it
On 2 February 2016, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) delivered its first post-Delfi judgment on the liability of online service providers for the unlawful speech of others.
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The grand illusion of empowerment - FT.com

The grand illusion of empowerment - FT.com | Media Law | Scoop.it
As the global elite converged on Davos this week, there were lots of eye-popping charts and statistics in circulation. To my mind, one of the most thought-provoking was to be found at the back of a World Economic Forum global risks report entitled “W
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No. 18: Geoblocking and Global Video Culture

About this publication: How do global audiences use streaming platforms like YouTube, Netflix and iPlayer? How does the experience of digital video change according to location?

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EUROPEAN CENTRE FOR PRESS AND MEDIA FREEDOM – How Poland rushed through the new media law – and worse it yet to come

EUROPEAN CENTRE FOR PRESS AND MEDIA FREEDOM – How Poland rushed through the new media law – and worse it yet to come | Media Law | Scoop.it

Here you find informations about the objectives, partners work and structure of the european centre for press and the media freedom (ECPMF).

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Local news content to stay under new media laws

Local news content to stay under new media laws | Media Law | Scoop.it

Local news content in regional and rural Australia will be protected under any changes to Australia's media laws, Communications Minister Mitch Fifield says.

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New media law sparks intense controversy in Athens

New media law sparks intense controversy in Athens | Media Law | Scoop.it

Greek lawmakers are bickering over how to implement a new law which aims to open up competition in the media market.

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Lawyers are fighting over what happens to your Apple account when you die

Lawyers are fighting over what happens to your Apple account when you die | Media Law | Scoop.it
'Digital death' doesn't necessarily follow a physical one.
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Our Blogpoll on a Text & Data Mining Exception: the results are in…

Our Blogpoll on a Text & Data Mining Exception: the results are in… | Media Law | Scoop.it

…and they show overwhelming support for the introduction of a mandatory copyright exception for text and data mining for both commercial and non-commercial purposes.

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USA: Lewis v. Activision Blizzard, Inc., United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, No. 13-17391, 18 December 2015

USA: Lewis v. Activision Blizzard, Inc., United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, No. 13-17391, 18 December 2015 | Media Law | Scoop.it

Recordings used by defendants Activision Blizzard, Inc., and Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.

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France: Aïcha, Court of Cassation of France, First Civil Law Chamber, 14-11944, 30 September 2015

France: Aïcha, Court of Cassation of France, First Civil Law Chamber, 14-11944, 30 September 2015 | Media Law | Scoop.it

The French Supreme Court stated that the lower courts must take into consideration all the choices of the author in order to decide whether a work is original and therefore protected by copyright law, and not simply the common aspects of the work.

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