Piracy Search engines and creative industries sign anti-piracy agreement in Britain – Intellectual Property Office Representatives from the creative industries, leading UK search engines, and the IPO developed a Voluntary Code of Practice dedicated to the removal of links to infringing content from the first page of search results.
Portability 15/02: EU Ambassadors endorse agreement: Cross Border Portable Digital Services – Maltese Presidency to the EU website The new rules, which will allow consumers to access online content services, paid for in their home country, whenever they are visiting another country within the European Union, have been endorsed by EU Ambassadors. This is part of the digital single market strategy, whose goal is to create an internal market for digital content and services. 23/02: MEPs welcome new portability rules – Parliament Magazine
New rules allowing EU citizens with subscriptions for online music, games, films and TV shows to access this content while travelling to another EU country have been welcomed by MEPs.
Events 16/03: European Audiovisual Observatory Advisory Committee Meeting, Strasbourg – more information here
The Conference organised by the European Audiovisual Observatory will look at the key trends from the audiovisual market and regulations. 15-16/06: Digital Assembly, Malta – more information here
The 2017 edition of the Digital Assembly will provide an opportunity for stakeholders to debate, take stock and look ahead at how Europe and how its partners around the world are preparing for this digital transformation