Category Archives: Online Platforms

Making Google and Facebook pay? Comparing the EU press publishers’ right and Australian Draft Media Bargaining Code

A public consultation submission by CREATe and IPRIA The tension between news media and digital platforms has been growing for years. While going through financial difficulties caused by the adaptation to the new digital reality, news media organisations strongly object … Continue reading

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The implementation of the press publishers’ right in the CDSM Directive: lessons from France

Implementation to date The implementation clock is ticking. The new directive on copyright in the digital single market entered into force on 7 June 2019, giving the Member States two years to implement its provisions. Nine months have already passed, … Continue reading

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Now Available: Platform Regulation Project Resource Page

Following the launch of the Platform Regulation project (as part of the AHRC Creative Industries Policy & Evidence Centre PEC), we have now made available a new resource page for the project, which will be updated throughout its duration. On … Continue reading

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Book Now: Conference showcasing new empirical research on Intellectual Property Litigation & Platform Regulation

As part of the AHRC Creative Industries Policy & Evidence Centre (PEC), CREATe and BIICL are co-hosting a half-day conference to launch a new project on Platform Regulation, mapping the UK regulatory landscape in a fast evolving global context. The … Continue reading

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Safeguarding User Freedoms in Implementing Article 17 of the Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive: Recommendations from European Academics

A version of this blog was first published on Kluwer Copyright Blog, available here. On 17 May 2019 the new Directive (EU) 2019/790 on copyright and related rights in the Digital Single Market was officially published (DSM Directive). Article 17 … Continue reading

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New Working Paper: Empirical Approaches to Intermediary Liability

CREATe presents the sixth entry in our series of working papers released in 2019: “Empirical Approaches to Intermediary Liability” by Kris Erickson (Associate Professor in Media and Communication, University of Leeds) and Martin Kretschmer (Professor of Intellectual Property Law and Director … Continue reading

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European Copyright Roundtable: How to implement new rules for online platforms?

Post by Martin Husovec and Martin Kretschmer Article 17 Implementation Roundtable Brussels, Thursday, 13 June 2019, 09:30 – 17:00  University Foundation Egmontstraat 11 rue d’Egmont 1000 Brussels, Belgium The Digital Single Market is a widely shared aspiration. The recently adopted … Continue reading

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The Copyright Directive: Articles 11 and 13 must go – Statement from European Academics in advance of the Plenary Vote on 26 March 2019

Academics from the leading European research centres for intellectual property and information law have taken a consistent position on the proposed Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. While we welcomed the ambition for copyright rules to be modernised … Continue reading

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How much do we know about notice-and-takedown? Guest post on Kluwer Copyright Blog

CREATe Director Martin Kretschmer and Kristofer Erickson (Associate Professor of Media and Communication, University of Leeds), have written a post for the Kluwer Copyright blog on EU copyright enforcement. The article explores the dramatic change to the regime that governs the … Continue reading

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“This Video is Unavailable”: New paper by Erickson and Kretschmer

The Journal of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and Electronic Commerce Law is publishing Kris Erickson and Martin Kretschmer’s article “This Video is Unavailable”: Analyzing Copyright Takedown of User-Generated Content on YouTube, in its issue available today. The study offers an important … Continue reading

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