Category Archive: Video

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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Main giveaways from our “Second Screen” webinar

No doubt, Second Screen, Social TV and other enhanced broadcasting applications are increasingly popular. Here are some giveaways from our “Second Screen” webinar. Share this

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Join us – Media & Entertainment Webinars – “Second Screen” – Tuesday 28 October @3:00 PM GMT (4:00 PM CET)

Join us on Tuesday 28 October from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM CET, for a new session of our free Media & Entertainment Webinars. This session will focus on “Second Screen”. Second Screen, Social TV and other enhanced broadcasting applications have become increasingly popular. They are changing the Media & Entertainment market, introducing new measurement …

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Japan – Amendments to the 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 Cand ode, which governs Japanese commercial contracts, and other relevant laws, such as the Act on …

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Italy – (Yet another) LCN decision!

This week the Consiglio di Stato (Administrative Supreme Court) issued a new decision (Decision no. 4541/2014) on the LCN saga (the logical channel numbering for Digital Terrestrial Broadcasting). Share this

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Video Recordings Act 1984 (Exempted Video Works) Regulations 2014

 By Oliver Kichenside and Alasdair Muller The Department for Culture, Media & Sport has published regulations (“Regulations”) that amend the Video Recordings Act 1984 (“Act”). The Act requires video works to be classified by the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) before they can be sold in the UK. Previously, videos (other than video games) …

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Aereo infringes broadcasters’ copyrights, US Supreme Court rules – coming impact for streaming and cloud services?

By Andrew L. Deutsch, Marc E. Miller and Melissa A. Reinckens The United States Supreme Court has held that online video startup Aereo Inc. infringes broadcasters’ copyrights in on-air programming when Aereo transmits the programs to its Internet subscribers. Ruling on June 25, the Court held that such transmissions are a public performance, and thus …

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