UNIC policy update 02.03.2017


    Search engines and creative industries sign anti-piracy agreement in Britain – Intellectual Property Office
    Representatives from the creative industries, leading UK search engines, and the IPO developed a Voluntary Code of Practice dedicated to the removal of links to infringing content from the first page of search results.

    15/02: EU Ambassadors endorse agreement: Cross Border Portable Digital Services – Maltese Presidency to the EU website
    The new rules, which will allow consumers to access online content services, paid for in their home country, whenever they are visiting another country within the European Union, have been endorsed by EU Ambassadors. This is part of the digital single market strategy, whose goal is to create an internal market for digital content and services.
    23/02: MEPs welcome new portability rules – Parliament Magazine

    New rules allowing EU citizens with subscriptions for online music, games, films and TV shows to access this content while travelling to another EU country have been welcomed by MEPs.

    16/03: European Audiovisual Observatory Advisory Committee Meeting, Strasbourg – more information here 

    The Conference organised by the European Audiovisual Observatory will look at the key trends from the audiovisual market and regulations. 
    15-16/06: Digital Assembly, Malta – more information here

    The 2017 edition of the Digital Assembly will provide an opportunity for stakeholders to debate, take stock and look ahead at how Europe and how its partners around the world are preparing for this digital transformation


    Last modified on 02-03-2017