UniC policy update 07.04.2017


    Digital Single Market
    23/03: Digital Single Market: watching TV shows when travelling – EPP website

    The European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee made yet another step in achieving the Digital Single Market. The Committee approved a deal with the Council on a regulation on the cross-border portability of online content services in the internal market. 

    29/03: GS Media and Its Implications for the Construction of the Right of Communication to the Public within EU Copyright Architecture – Common Market Law Review
    This article assesses the implications of the GS Media decision in respect of linking, and - more generally - the construction of the right of communication to the public.
    1/04: Conference report: Online platforms and intermediaries in copyright law – The IPKat
    The conference on “Online Platforms and Intermediaries in Copyright Law” hosted by Ansgar Ohly and Matthias Leistner at the LMU Munich on 23 and 24 March 2017 shed light on several issues and challenges concerning current trends and developments in copyright law and intermediaries’ liability. 

    Media Literacy
    28/03: New study published by the European Audiovisual Observatory on Media Literacy in Europe – EAO
    “Mapping of media literacy practices and actions in EU-28” is focused on projects relating to media services delivered on electronic communication networks, both linear and non-linear, and on information services where pertinent, whereas press, radio and off-line media are excluded from the report’s scope. Considering the existence of specific studies on actions related to school curricula, the European Commission has asked to include only media literacy actions that have taken place outside schools.

    19- 22/06 CineEurope - more information here
    16/04: Deadline European Commission's public consultation on Creative Europe MEDIA – more information here
    21/05: European Audiovisual Observatory Conference, Cannes
    22/05: European Film Forum, Cannes