Category Europe

UK Digital Rights Agency Likely to End Up on the Cutting Room Floor

By Bill Jones It appears that the recently touted creation of a Rights Agency in the UK is unlikely to make it to the final Digital Britain Report i.e. the idea and recommendation will be dropped. Lord Carter has suggested that the concept has apparently met much opposition; the main one being that the creation of […]

HADOPI Bill Fails in French Parliament

The “three strikes, you’re out” antipiracy law in France is dealt a setback in parliament.

R.I.P. Rightscom Daily News Briefing

Rightscom ceases publication of its useful email news summary service.

YouTube’s War with European Collecting Societies

YouTube stands off against UK and German music collecting societies over royalty terms.

Mobile World Congress Roundup

By Azita Arvani Last week, we attended the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the largest global wireless show.  Here are the DRM and copyright related highlights of the show. There was almost no mention of DRM, some mention of content protection, but lots of mobile music and video services around. Nokia is extending the Comes […]

Adobe Extends E-Book Platform to Several Mobile Devices

Adobe makes the e-book platform sweepstakes into a two-horse race with Amazon.