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BBC defends right to make shows such as Strictly Come Dancing | Media | The Guardian

BBC defends right to make shows such as Strictly Come Dancing | Media | The Guardian | Media Law | Scoop.it
Corporation asserts right to make primetime entertainment shows in response to government’s green paper on its future
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(Un)Safe Harbour: Stop! Or the Court of Justice will shoot – Diana Dimitrova | Inforrm's Blog

(Un)Safe Harbour: Stop! Or the Court of Justice will shoot – Diana Dimitrova | Inforrm's Blog | Media Law | Scoop.it
In the following post, Diana Dimitrova of the KU Leuven Centre for IT & IP Law, discusses the implications of the Court of Justice of the European Union’s (ECJ) ruling that the Safe Harbour scheme is invalid, and looks at the powers of national supervisory authorities in ensuring compliance with the rights to privacy and…
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Teens and millennials are abandoning network TV - Business Insider

Teens and millennials are abandoning network TV - Business Insider | Media Law | Scoop.it
Historial Nielsen ratings show a sharp drop since 2011 in the number of hours of "traditional" TV young viewers are watching.
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No more right-to-be-forgotten for Mr. Costeja, says Spanish Data Protection Authority | Center for Internet and Society

No more right-to-be-forgotten for Mr. Costeja, says Spanish Data Protection Authority | Center for Internet and Society | Media Law | Scoop.it
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EFF Urges Federal Appeals Court to Protect Speech, Guard Against Censorship By ... - EFF

EFF Urges Federal Appeals Court to Protect Speech, Guard Against Censorship By ... - EFF | Media Law | Scoop.it
Washington—The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is asking a federal appeals court to approve Federal Communications Commission (FCC) net neutrality rules that prevent Internet service providers from interfering with and censoring content on the...
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Google Spain: French data protection authority rejects Google appeal

Google Spain: French data protection authority rejects Google appeal | Media Law | Scoop.it
The French data protection authority, the CNIL, has dismissed an internal administrative appeal by Google Inc against its ruling that the decision in Google Spain requires delisting on all versions of the search engine, including google.com.
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Data transfers to the US: Safe Harbour declared invalid. What are your options now?

Data transfers to the US: Safe Harbour declared invalid. What are your options now? | Media Law | Scoop.it
One of Europe’s most senior lawyers, Advocate General (AG) Bot, yesterday declared the EU-US Safe Harbour regime invalid.
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Can our laws cope with online harassment, revenge porn and other internet nasties? – Amber Melville-Brown

Can our laws cope with online harassment, revenge porn and other internet nasties? – Amber Melville-Brown | Media Law | Scoop.it
England’s laws are slow to catch up with the proliferation of misdemeanours which occur online, says Amber Melville-Brown in piece originally published on the Spears website.
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The internet hasn’t killed privacy, but it has changed it forever- Jose Such

The internet hasn’t killed privacy, but it has changed it forever- Jose Such | Media Law | Scoop.it
When people say “privacy is dead”, it’s usually for one of two reasons.
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Harmless rap or dangerous threat? The question that has Chief Justice Roberts quoting Eminem.

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If I look you in the eye and tell you with a flick of my wrist I will slit your throat, you will likely call the police and have me arrested.
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Artist Rights are Human Rights

Artist Rights are Human Rights | Media Law | Scoop.it
The human rights of artists is a different concept from intellectual property rights, such as copyright.
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Dylan Hainsworth's curator insight, November 11, 2015 5:17 PM

They are human, we are human, we have rights, they have rights. Respect

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Major Principles of Media Law, 2016

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Why a smaller BBC will be bad for almost everyone

Why a smaller BBC will be bad for almost everyone | Media Law | Scoop.it
Patrick Barwise, Visiting Senior Fellow in the Department for Media and Communications at the LSE, Chairman of Which?
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Safe Harbour: Key Aspects of the ECJ Ruling | LSE Media Policy Project

Safe Harbour: Key Aspects of the ECJ Ruling | LSE Media Policy Project | Media Law | Scoop.it
Following the ECJ ruling on the Safe Harbour agreement, Lorna Woods of the University of Essex explains some key aspects of the judgment.
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BBC - Trust publishes response to Government Green Paper on BBC Charter Review - BBC Trust

The BBC Trust is today publishing its formal response to the Government’s Green Paper consultation on the BBC’s Charter Review...
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Sunken Safe Harbor: 5 Implications of Schrems and US-EU Data Transfer | Daniel Solove | LinkedIn

In a profound ruling with enormous implications,the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has declared the Safe Harbor Arrangement to be invalid.   [Press
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Google takes on Facebook and Apple with faster web-based news - FT.com

Google has launched another offensive in its battle to keep news sites on the open web rather than locked in mobile apps controlled by its rivals Facebook and Apple. The company announced on Wednesday that it was working with more than 30 news
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What if there were no BBC television? Enders Analysis on BBC TV’s impact on investment in UK content

What if there were no BBC television? Enders Analysis on BBC TV’s impact on investment in UK content | Media Law | Scoop.it
This summer, UK Culture Minister John Whittingdale launched a public consultation on the Government’s Green Paper on BBC Charter Renewal.
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The prime minister and the pig: inside Britain’s weirdest Twitter storm – Karin Wahl-Jorgensen

The prime minister and the pig: inside Britain’s weirdest Twitter storm – Karin Wahl-Jorgensen | Media Law | Scoop.it
Did the prime minister have sexual relations with that (dead) pig? This was the question that set Twitter alight with photoshopped images, video memes and endless pig-related jokes and puns under the #piggate hashtag.
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Case Note: Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner, The beginning of the end for safe harbour? – Lorna Woods

Case Note: Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner, The beginning of the end for safe harbour? – Lorna Woods | Media Law | Scoop.it
The Advocate General of the European Court of Justice has delivered his non-binding legal opinion in Schrems v.
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How not to measure the news plurality problem

How not to measure the news plurality problem | Media Law | Scoop.it
As Ofcom proposes measuring news consumption to assess media plurality in the UK, Martin Moore, Director of the Media Standards Trust, carries out an experiment to measure his news consumption over the course of a single day.
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For freedom of speech, these are troubling times | Jonathan Dimbleby | Comment is free | The Guardian

For freedom of speech, these are troubling times | Jonathan Dimbleby | Comment is free | The Guardian | Media Law | Scoop.it
This most fundamental of principles is under attack – from over-zealous law making, online witch hunts, and a profit-driven media offensive on the BBC
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European Digital Single Market Consultations Tackle Cross-Border Copyrights & Content

European Digital Single Market Consultations Tackle Cross-Border Copyrights & Content | Media Law | Scoop.it
Sally Broughton Micova of the University of East Anglia explains the relevance of the new public consultations recently launched by the European Commission as part of its Digital Single Market initiative.
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BT and Broadband: Ofcom’s Strategic Review of Digital Communications

BT and Broadband: Ofcom’s Strategic Review of Digital Communications | Media Law | Scoop.it
Ofcom’s consultation on their Digital Communications Review closes on 8 October. It will shape the development of digital infrastructure for the next decade and beyond, and have a massive impact on the private companies that provide it.
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