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Music Copyright: Commission Recommendation on Management of Online Rights in Musical Works
Charlie McCreevy, European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services
Online music distribution providing both opportunities and challenges according to OECD report
China’s Regulation on Video Broadcasting Sites: One of its Kind?
Martha L. Arias, Attorney at Law; IBLS Editor
China was one of the first countries to regulate the video broadcasting sites. Video broadcasting sites, also known as video sharing sites, have generated ...
LMU research focuses on how we learn to pronounce the unfamiliar sounds in a foreign language

But why exactly is it so hard for people to speak a foreign language without betraying the accents of their native tongue? ...
Use of Online Videos in the United States
Pew Internet & American Life Project,
Fifty-seven percent of online adults have used the internet to watch or download video, and 19% do so on a typical day. The growing ...
The effects of a “happy slapping” epidemic: European governments crack down on the recording and distribution of violence online
Editor, Maricelle Ruiz, IBLS Director – Europe
Several years ago, the United Kingdom noticed a disturbing pastime among a segment of its youths – “happy slapping”. Individuals or groups found amusing ...
American Studios' Secret Plan to Lock down European TV Devices
IBLS Contributor: Electronic Frontier Foundation, Press Releases,
San Francisco - An international consortium of television and technology companies is devising draconian anti-consumer restrictions for the next generation of TVs in Europe ...
Cell phone Ringtones are Digital Phonorecord Deliveries
Martha L. Arias, IBLS Director.
The Copyright Royalty Board (“the Board”) held on October 16th, 2006 that ringtones made available on cellular phones or similar devices are ...
Digital Downloads Produce Hollywood Labor Unrest
Gregory J. Hessinger, Morgan Lewis, & Julie Liebenberg, Morgan Lewis,
At the center of the digital debate is the question of residuals, a contractual form of profit sharing that compensates talent for the use ...
Microsoft Windows, Windows Media Player, and Internet Explorer Vulnerabilities
U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team
Swiss film industry joins EU MEDIA programme
European Union
European Broadcasting Regulators strengthen their cross-border cooperation under the Television without Frontiers Directive
European Union
FTC v. Web-Company offering to download music and copyrighted material through a P2P file-sharing service.
Martha L. Arias, LL.B., J.D., LL.M.
The US Federal Trade Commission –FTC- recently settled a case with a US web-company that offered its clients to download and share copyrighted music, ...
Government and Industry join forces to regulate online film distribution
Editor, Maricelle Ruiz, IBLS Director -- Europe
The recently held Cannes International Film Festival premiered more than movies. It set the standards for an emerging, yet promising economic model – Film ...
France applies tougher IPR law; sentences violators to prison
Editor, Maricelle Ruiz, IBLS Director – Europe
French authorities are cracking down on individuals who share files illegally online through the use of a recently amended and tougher law for the ...
Free-Legal Digital Music may be a Reality Soon
Martha L. Arias, IBLS Director.
Last weekend, high-rank executives of technology companies met at the Annual Global Trade Fair for the Music Industry in Midem, France. One of ...
Long Player: Five-Year Dispute Ends Successfully For BPI against CD Wow!
IBLS Contributor: Chris Scroggs, Wards Solicitors, United Kingdom,
Last month saw the conclusion (or did it…?) of a long running battle between the BPI, on behalf of record companies, and CD Wow!, ...
Israeli Court Holds Forum Manager Liable For User Content
IBLS Contributor: Attorney Odia Kagan, Tel Aviv, Israel,
In C 032986/03 Moshe Boshmitz v. Anat Aronowitz, Magistrates Court of Tel-Aviv Jaffa, Israeli Judge Shoshana Almagor held that the manager of an online ...