Category Archive: Video

Brexit and MSE: Post Brexit Trade Models – Norway (EEA)

By Petter Bjerke As part of our “Brexit and MSE” series, today we look at another possible model of a post -Brexit trading relationship between the UK and the EU based on the agreement between the EU and Norway – one of the territories in the European Economic Area. Share this

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Brexit and MSE: Post Brexit Trade Models – Canada

By Chris Bennett, Stephanie Ovens and Leandra Gupta In the forthcoming days and weeks, we will be publishing regular updates on issues relevant to Brexit. Today we look at one possible model of a post -Brexit trading relationship between the UK and the EU based on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (“CETA“) being negotiated …

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UK: Rated R – age ratings for online music videos

By Katherine Mullally The British Board of Film Classification (“BBFC“), working in partnership with digital service providers including Vevo and Youtube, is giving movie-style age ratings to online music videos produced in the UK.  This is being done with a view to improve consumer awareness of online content and to protect children from viewing inappropriate …

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Japan – Amendments to METI Guidelines on Electronic Commerce and Information Property Trading

By Ann Cheung and Keitaro Uzawa The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (METI) recently revised the Interpretative Guidelines on Electronic Commerce and Information Property Trading (Guidelines), which apply to all online business operations in Japan and clarify how the Civil Code, which governs Japanese commercial contracts, and other relevant laws, such as, …

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TV Catchup and Section 73 – (Nearly) The End of the Road?

By John Cloke & Jonathan Salt The Court of Appeal in England has recently made a second reference to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in the case brought by UK free-to-air broadcasters ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 against the Internet streaming service TV Catchup (TVC) in relation to the unauthorised streaming …

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Italy: Stability Law and Media – Every light has its shadow

Besides the patent box (see Roberto’s post), the Italian “Stability Law 2015” (Legge di Stabilità) introduced a bundle of new provisions concerning the allocation of frequencies and impacting local audiovisual media services. Share this

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ITALY: Specialization Course on “New Technologies and Media Laws” – Join us!

Join us at the Specialization Course on “New Technologies and Media Laws” at the University of Milan. The registration for the new (and revised) edition of the Specialization Course is now open until 15 February 2015. Share this

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ITALY: LCN- Commissioner’s final plan expected by 20 May 2015

On January 8, 2015 the Consiglio di Stato (Supreme Administrative Court) set the final deadline of May 20 for the Commissioner to issue the new LCN plan. Share this

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UK: Two websites, both alike in category…

Patrick Mitchell and Alasdair Muller consider two recent Ofcom decisions, both on appeal from the Authority for Television on Demand (“ATVOD”). The decisions provided clearer guidance on the criteria to be considered when assessing whether or not a service qualifies as an On Demand Programme Service (“ODPS”) as defined by section 368A of the Communications Act …

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Bestwater – CJEU considers embedded links to copyright content (again)

On 21 October 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the CJEU) gave its decision in Bestwater, a case that, like the decision in Svensson earlier this year, concerns the question of whether there is an infringement of copyright when a website operator links to or embeds content available on a third party’s website. Svensson …

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