The Department for Legal Information analyses key legal issues linked to the audiovisual sector and reports on major legal developments and ground breaking cases which affect media legislation in Europe.
IRIS Plus 2002-1: Media Supervision on the Threshold of the 21st Century What are the Requirements of Broadcasting, Telecommunications and Concentration Regulation?
The following article is based on the ideas that were brought to a workshop held by the European Audiovisual Observatory and the Institute of European Media Law (EMR).
IRIS Special 2001 - Television and Media Concentration - Regulatory Models on the National and the European Level
This book is intended first and foremost to contribute to a better understanding of the variety of legal problems and regulations that are relevant to limiting concentrations of power in the medium of television.
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 offers a synopsis of various legislative provisions concerning direct national support for film production.
This edition of IRIS plus deals with electronic conditional access systems and their function as gateways to digital services.
A round table conference was held on 27 May 2000 at the Institute for Information Law of the University of Amsterdam (IViR) to discuss the issue of the ownership of copyrights, with special focus on the new electronic media. The conference was organised by the Institute for Information Law in...
This article dates from 2000 and explores some of the legal problems arising from the then current uses of MP3 technology by considering case law from various European countries and the United States. The case law is selected and presented according to the chronology of technical developments.
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.