The Audiovisual Media Services Regulations 2009

The Audiovisual Media Services Regulations 2009

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 […]

Ofcom consults on role of Advertising Standards Authority

Ofcom consults on role of Advertising Standards Authority

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 […]

Online music in Europe: A single market, diverging views

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 […]

Commission reports on Audiovisual Media Services Directive

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 […]