Thursday December 5, 2019

Copyright audit can benefit content owners

The European Commission is taking on the restrictive world of geo-blocking and backing the rights of people who produce content.

2nd May, 2015
With regard to the internet, the current copyright laws are not fit for purposeGetty

Anybody on a business trip or holiday abroad who has tried to go online only to find the website blocked knows the feeling. Sky Sports, BBC i-player, music videos, news sites disappear behind a geographic electronic wall which is impenetrable. It’s called geo-blocking and it makes you mad.

And now it’s made the European Commission take notice to such an extent it is about to launch a major review of copyright law throughout...

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