Month: December 2015

How the European copyright rules help the US entertaining industry to make more money in the EU rather than in US

Tomorrow December 9th the European Commission will publish a copyright package consisting of a communication on the copyright reform plus 2 legislative proposals (about content portability and contractual conditions respectively). On the basis of leaks circulated in the last weeks, I would tend to…

Italian web-blocking goes into a mess

With a landmark decision today the Italian Constitutional Court threw into confusion the Italian Internet market. The highest Italian court had been asked to verify the consistency with the Italian Fundamental Chart (Costituzione) of AGCOM regulation 680/2013/CONS, i.e. the regulation empowering the telecom regulator…