Category Archives: Copyright

Retransmission in U.S. (Aereo)

On 25 June 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States decided in a case brought by a group of broadcasters against the operator of […]

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Towards more efficient rights clearance models

Today was the last day that interested parties could submit their reactions to the public consultation on the review of the EU copyright rules. The consultation […]

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The Pirate Bay unblocked in NL

Internet Service Providers Ziggo and XS4ALL do no longer have to prevent that their subscribers access The Pirate Bay. On 28th January 2014, the Court […]

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Cross-border access to content in the Internal Market

On 13 January 2014 the European Commission finally announced a long overdue initiative to promote the freedom of movement of electronic content services in the […]

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U.S. retransmission case to be decided by Supreme Court

On 10th January 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court decided that it will take on and eventually resolve the ongoing dispute between Aereo and a group of […]

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Home copying levies can only compensate for downloads from legal sources

Amounts paid to rightholders from home copying levies should not be considered as a form of remuneration in exchange for their permission to allow reproductions […]

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