Tag: EU

9. 2. 2024

The cultural associations representing a wide range of content creators welcome the Czech Republic's decision to support the text of the AI Act agreed in the difficult trialogue in December.

6. 2. 2024

After two years of negotiations, the European Union agreed on a regulatory framework for artificial intelligence.

13. 10. 2023

The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has published a new study entitled Online Copyright Infringement in the European Union.

10. 6. 2023

The latest example from Britain, but also other examples from Europe, show that piracy can be effectively detected but also condemned.

24. 5. 2023

Europol has supported the Dutch Fiscal Information and Investigation Service (FIOD) in taking down an illegal IPTV service serving over one million users across Europe.

20. 5. 2023

The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) has shut down Spain’s top illegal streaming and torrent service, AtomoHD.

8. 5. 2023

The Association of Commercial Television and Video on Demand Services wishes to express its dismay at the Commission’s Recommendation on combatting online piracy of sports events and other live content.

4. 5. 2023

As regards sports live events, it is necessary to encourage Member States and all relevant stakeholders to take effective measures against unauthorised retransmission of live sports events, while guaranteeing the necessary safeguards to protect fundamental rights.

15. 3. 2023

The EU's DSA/DMA Package entered into force at the end of 2022. The Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act aim to create a safer digital space where fundamental rights of users are protected and to establish a level playing field for businesses.

15. 2. 2023

Anti-piracy coalition Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) says it has shut down Extreme-down, which it says is France’s second most popular illegal streaming and direct download site.  

13. 2. 2023

The European VOD Coalition has issued a statement on the recently announced EU Commission Recommendation on Piracy of Live Content and ahead of its publication.

6. 2. 2023

On February 2nd, MEPs expressed their support for the negotiating position proposed by the lead Committee IMCO thus giving the rapporteur a mandate to start the talks in trilogues. Despite welcomed amendments reinforcing the distinction between editorial content and advertising, the text presents important shortcomings for the media.