The Audiovisual Media Services Regulations 2009 (text) govern the regulation of video-on-demand services, television broadcasting services provided over the Internet, the country of origin co-operation procedure and the regulation of non-EU satellite services which are up-linked from the UK… The Audiovisual Media Services Regulations 2009 implement Directive 2007/65/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council […]
As E RADAR launches its latest online tool to help businesses stay up-to-date with the plethora of laws, regulations, standards and best practice out there in cyber space, guest blogger Jemon Harnad gives it the ‘once over’ and reports back… I once told a dinner date I worked in IT governance. Couldn’t see him for dust […]
Technological and creative experts are looking back to iconic moments of the past to reshape the way advertising is strategized today. Since the advent of the Internet, digital marketing has grown into obnoxious pop up ads and overlooked website banner ads to clever social media marketing techniques. Now, Google continues that evolution by releasing the […]
The cost, effectiveness and "neutrality" of Internet advertising appears to be nearly as interesting to small firms thinking of going on-line as the probability that they will get paid and not hit with charge backs after they think the payment went through.
So you’ve just updated your status on Facebook informing your friends that you’ve been involved in a car accident. Moments later advertisements pop up on your screen offering the services of “where there’s blame there’s a claim” lawyers. You even get an unsolicited email trying to sell you a new car with all the latest […]
Ofcom has today invited contributions to its review of the designation for regulating advertising in on-demand programming. Ofcom designated the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) to co-regulate advertising included within notifiable on-demand programme services, in accordance with section 368B of the Communications Act 2003. The Designation is subject to a formal review by Ofcom at the […]
Hip-hop artist Stromae, Swedish songwriter Helienne Lindvall and other representatives of the music industry speak about the obstacles they face in the internet age. How to tackle piracy, facilitate copyright licensing and increase the availability of legal online music? Should solutions come from the legislator or from the industry? This video offers a glimpse of […]
Ofcom has today published advice on future options for the public service broadcasting TV licences held by ITV, STV, UTV and Channel 5.Ofcom has today published advice on future options for the public service broadcasting TV licences held by ITV, STV, UTV and Channel 5.
The current Channel 3 (ITV, STV and UTV) and Channel…
The European Commission has published its first report on implementation of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (the AVMSD). The AVMSD enables the free circulation of audiovisual content and meets important public policy goals such as banning incitement to hatred, protecting minors from harmful content and promoting European audiovisual works. The first part of the report […]
The UK’s CAP Advertising Codes contain wide-ranging rules designed to make sure that advertising (including advertising online) does not mislead, harm or offend. Ads must also be socially responsible and written in line with the principles of fair competition. These broad principles apply regardless of the product being advertised. The Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP) write […]