Privacy of footballer’s children sufficiently protected in Germany

The European Court of Human Rights has found that the privacy of a footballer’s children was sufficiently protected by the German government, despite repeated publication of photographs by two German magazines in breach of a court order. The German government had fulfilled their positive obligations by providing the possibility of imposing fines on the publisher… Read more »

Proposed changes to the Audiovisual Media Services Directive – see EU later?

In May 2016 the European Commission published a proposal for a revised Audiovisual Media Services Directive.  Its main aims are to promote European cultural diversity, to ensure the independence of audiovisual regulators, to offer broadcasters more flexibility over advertising and to protect consumers.  The scope of the Directive would also extend to video-sharing platforms in relation… Read more »