This issue of IRIS plus provides another part of the jigsaw on the theme of the convergence of the audiovisual media.
IRIS Plus 2001-4: Media supervision on the threshold of the 21st century - structure and powers of regulatory authorities in the era of convergence
In this edition of IRIS plus, the Observatory addresses current concerns surrounding the adaptation of regulatory mechanisms to the emergence of new media.
This edition of IRIS Plus focuses, in particular, on an overview of the definition of "broadcasting" and "new media services" provided for in the current European legal framework.
This edition of IRIS plus deals with electronic conditional access systems and their function as gateways to digital services.
IRIS Plus 2000-3: The Financing of Public Service Broadcasting in Selected Central and Eastern European States
As Illustrated by Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and the Slovakia for the year 2000.
The following contribution informs on the situation in the field of copyright and related rights in the year 2000. It focuses on the then applicable regulation and ongoing developments concerning WIPO and the EC.