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Britain and the EU: media businesses
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 28 2015

In the EU, broadcasting is primarily regulated under the Audio-visual Media Services (AVMS) Directive. The AVMS Directive distinguishes between


New advertising guidance announced for vlogging
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • August 24 2015

Following calls for greater clarity in vlog advertising, the Committee of Advertising Practice has produced advertising rules to ensure that when a


England rugby to players: Twitter arguments equal “battle you won’t win”
  • McMillan LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 21 2015

As the sporting world prepares for the upcoming Rugby World Cup 2015, the English Rugby Football Union (RFU) has barked out a comprehensive and stern


UK: rated R age ratings for online music videos
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 21 2015

The British Board of Film Classification (“BBFC“), working in partnership with digital service providers including Vevo and YouTube, is giving


Devil in the details
  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 13 2015

A plaintiff named Keyonna Ferrell recently failed in her efforts to hold Google and Yahoo liable for defamation. There were many reasons why she


Court awards £70,000 to head teacher for injury to feelings following an internet attack on her reputation
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • August 11 2015

Following a dispute with the school the defendant had published an online petition under a false name and address calling for the resignation of the


Financial Regulatory Developments 31 July - Advertising Standards Agency (ASA)
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • July 31 2015

ASA has found that an advertisement on the Facebook page of packaged bank accounts.net which contained the claim: "Do you pay for your bank account


ASA adjudications snapshot June 2015
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • July 31 2015

A black and white ad in Elle magazine featured a woman lying on the floor with her hands on her head. She had her eyes closed and was wearing


Allegations of ‘revenge porn’ on the rise
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2015

Reported incidents of 'revenge porn' are increasing according to new figures published by the news agency, Press Association. The figures, obtained


Legal briefing: Defamation (Operators of Websites) Regulations 2013
  • Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 14 2015

The Defamation Act 2013, and the accompanying Defamation (Operators of Websites) Regulations 2013, have both now been in force for around eighteen