IRIS Extra 2016-1: Exceptions to copyright in Russia and the “fair use” doctrine

14/04/2016

The author, Margarita Sobol, discusses the notion of fair use under US law and its equivalent under Russian law, and describes those exceptions to copyright that aim at balancing copyright with other fundamental rights in both countries, referring to relevant case-law.

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IRIS Special 2015: Smart TV and data protection

01/03/2016 Author: Maja Cappello (Ed.), European Audiovisual Observatory

A man walks through a shopping centre. His eyes are flashed by a multitude of cameras equipped with eye-recognition software. Immediately the shop windows start to show on flashy screens advertising specially tailored to him.

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IRIS Bonus 2015-5: Annotated bibliography on copyright enforcement online

01/02/2016 Authors: Maja Cappello (ed.), European Audiovisual Observatory

This annotated bibliography aims at completing the IRIS Plus on “Copyright enforcement online: policies and mechanisms" with a basic gateway to the most recent reference documentation available for free on the internet.

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IRIS Bonus 2015-4: Annotated bibliography on territoriality and its impact on the financing of audiovisual works

01/02/2016 Author: Maja Cappello (ed.), European Audiovisual Observatory

This annotated bibliography aims at completing the IRIS Plus on “Territoriality and its impact on the financing of audiovisual works” with a basic gateway to the most recent reference documentation available on the internet.

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IRIS Plus 2015-3: Copyright enforcement online: policies and mechanisms

13/01/2016 Authors: Francisco Javier Cabrera Blázquez, Maja Cappello, Christian Grece, Sophie Valais, European Audiovisual Observatory

The ambition of this report is to give a digest of what has happened so far in the field of copyright enforcement online.

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Workshop - The grey areas between media regulation and data protection

11/12/2015 Strasbourg (France)

As part of their long-lasting collaboration, the European Audiovisual Observatory (OBS) and the European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) jointly organised in Strasbourg on 11 December 2015 a workshop on “The grey areas between media regulation and data protection”....

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IRIS Bonus 2015-3: Public service media remit in 40 European countries

26/10/2015 Authors: Marie Anne-Carole Josephine, European Audiovisual Observatory

The following tables provide an overview of the definition of the public service remit in the 40 countries that are members to the Observatory, and indicate the adopting bodies, the concerned broadcasters, the legal sources defining the remit, with mention of the specific articles, and the links...

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IRIS Plus 2015-2: Territoriality and its impact on the financing of audiovisual works

11/09/2015 Authors: Francisco Javier Cabrera Blázquez, Maja Cappello, Christian Grece, Sophie Valais, European Audiovisual Observatory

This report aims to interpret the results of previous research in the light of the concept of territoriality. It focuses in parallel on copyright and media regulation, in order to take a closer look at the impact of the two leading concepts of “territoriality of copyright” and “country of origin”...

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IRIS Special 2015 - Online activities of public service media: remit and financing

03/09/2015 Authors: Maja Cappello (Ed.), European Audiovisual Observatory

When going online, audiovisual media service providers adapt their activities to the expectations of their audiences and, consequently, elaborate new ways of presenting their content. This is true both for commercial and for public service media (PSM). For the latter there are also further...

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IRIS Plus 2015-1: The protection of minors in a converged media environment

11/06/2015 Authors: Francisco Javier Cabrera Blázquez, Maja Cappello, Sophie Valais (European Audiovisual Observatory) & Amélie Lépinard (Jurist)

This publication concentrates on the protection of minors from harmful editorial content delivered over electronic communication networks.

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