These initial reforms affect a number of stakeholders from the screen, broadcasting and digital platform industries.
OBLIN Attorneys at Law LLP
On 3 September 2020, the Austrian government introduced a draft of its long-anticipated Communication Platform Act (‘Kommunikationsplattformen-Gesetz', KoPI-G), ...
Gardiner Roberts LLP
A recent case of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice illustrates the difficulties that a plaintiff may encounter when seeking to stop allegedly defamatory posts from being published on social media.
Bennett Jones LLP
After almost a decade of attempts by individual members of parliament, Cabinet has taken up the mantle of gaming law reform, and yesterday the Minister of Justice introduced legislation to decriminalize single event sport betting in Canada.
Miller Thomson LLP
Danielle Bush authored the chapter on Canada in the seventh edition of the International Comparative Legal Guide Gambling 2021. The publication covers common issues in gambling law...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On November 3, 2020, the Government of Canada introduced Bill C-10, An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts (Bill).
Michael Kyprianou Advocates & Legal Consultants
The film industry has always been associated with established places like Hollywood or Bollywood. During the past few years, we have seen other global destinations becoming more favourable as...
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
A completely new bill aimed at video-sharing platforms such as YouTube, Instagram or TikTok has been delivered to the Czech Parliament this August.
The principle of net neutrality was examined and interpreted for the first time in joined cases C-807/18 and C-39/19 before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).
The introduction of 5G networks will bring significant changes to the telecommunications market. Not only will the technology open up a wide range of new possibilities in a variety of sectors ...
In this decision, the board of appeal made clear that a non-technical feature in a claim does not automatically inherit the technical character of the context in which it occurs.
Legal strategies for acquisitions in content-based e-commerce industry...
Khaitan & Co
The Guidelines for Other Service Providers (OSP) issued by the Government earlier this month (New Guidelines)
The New OSP Guidelines have been issued by the DoT with an
objective of devising a framework to accommodate the constant
innovations in technology
Khaitan & Co
The Central government has, with effect from 9 November 2020, brought under the jurisdiction and control of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting: (a) films and audio-visual programmes made available by online content providers; ...
Call centers in India have had to obtain a registration under the telecom Other Service Provider ("OSP") category. On November 5, 2020, the Department of Telecommunications, Government of India...
King, Stubb & Kasiva
News about the Indian Government's moderation of Over the Top ("OTT") platforms and online content have been abuzz in recent times due to the notification released...
Obhan & Associates
On November 09, 2020, the Central Government issued a notification bringing digital/online media platforms under the ambit of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting ("MIB").
SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants
(20 November 2020) Indonesia's closely watched omnibus jobs creation bill became law on November 2. The stated aim of Law No. 11 Year 2020 on Jobs Creation (the "Omnibus Law")...