Tag: EU

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.

25. 1. 2023

Watching illegal live content on TV was still widespread in Germany in 2022 and has increased in recent years, according to a new study consulting and research group Goldmedia compiled for industry association VAUNET.

23. 1. 2023

In the context of the work of the European Data Protection Board (EDPB), national Data Protection Authorities (DPA) presented their positions concerning the practice of cookie banners.

20. 1. 2023

CULT MEPs drafted their amendments to the European Parliament's own initiative AVMSD implementation report.

28. 12. 2022

The current EU audiovisual media services directive significantly modifies the legal limits for conventional advertising on commercial stations. Martin Procházka, Research analysts from Knowlimits agency, outlines how the news will affect broadcasting.