Russian deputies believe they know how to improve the development of national film- and tv-show-making. They proposed to exclude any competition between Russian movies and tv shows and foreign – exclude foreign entertainment products from Russian television.
Month: July 2018
No policy intervention. In MS where digital uses are not clearly allowed under the national teaching exception, this option would consist in relying on market developments (e.g. further development of collective licensing schemes, publishers’ digital offers) to offer solutions that allow teachers and students to use protected content in teaching activities supported by digital tools or taking place online. At the same time, certain MS could decide to amend their national exceptions – based on the optional teaching exception in Article 5(3)a of the InfoSoc Directive, which allows digital uses – to clarify the extent to which certain digital uses are covered in their MS.
User Manuals and Other Documentation for a Computer Program
User manuals, instructional booklets, flowcharts, and other documentation that explain the development or operation of a computer program may be registered (draft) with the U.S. Copyright Office, provided that they contain a sufficient amount of original authorship.
The Russian legislator intends to make punishment for ignoring the law, obliging the person to delete certain information from the web-site or web-resource under the court order, harder. There are two proposed laws – one proposes amendments to Russian criminal law and the other proposes amendments to Russian administrative law.
Over the last years, the functioning of the online content marketplace has gained in complexity. Online services providing access to copyright protected content uploaded by their users have flourished and have become main sources of access to content online. Legal uncertainty exists as to whether such online services engage in copyright relevant acts and need to obtain authorisations from rightholders for the content uploaded by their users who do not hold the relevant rights in the uploaded content. It is therefore necessary to clarify the copyright relevant obligations applicable to online services providing access to copyright protected content uploaded by their users.
Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (‘‘DMCA’’), the U.S. Copyright Office is required to maintain a ‘‘current directory’’ of agents that have been designated by online service providers to receive notifications of claimed infringement. Since the DMCA’s enactment in 1998, online service providers have designated agents with the Copyright Office using the Office’s or their own paper form, and the Office has made scanned copies these filings available to the public by posting them on the Office’s Web site.
Online platforms offer access to cross-border consumer markets and have become the go-to interface for millions of businesses, big and small, in sectors ranging from online retailing, professional services and app development, to transport and hospitality.
The media landscape has shifted dramatically in less than a decade. Instead of sitting in front of the family TV, millions of Europeans, especially young people, watch content online, on demand and on different mobile devices.
Russian social network Vkontakte is Russian Facebook. It is very popular. Many people use it every day. This social network allows its users to upload a video and music, share this content. Other users can not only listen or watch music or video, they can also download it thanks to different apps or special web-sites.
The European Commission has proposed new rules for the online platforms. The new rules will tackle identified objectives by: