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EPRA back in Barcelona to discuss future challenges and best practices
posted on 06 June, 2016   (public)
EPRA back in Barcelona to discuss future challenges and best practices Photo courtesy of CAC©   EPRA was back to Barcelona for its 43rd meeting which took place from 25 to 27 May 2016 at the invitation of the Catalan Audiovisual Council (CAC). About 175 delegates...
EPRA's Work Programme for 2016 adopted
posted on 12 February, 2016   (public)
EPRA's Work Programme for 2016 adopted   Further to a large consultation, the EPRA Executive Board approved the final Work Programme on 4 February in Zagreb. EPRA’s annual WP aims to enhance transparency for members and external stakeholders of EPRA’s...
EPRA meets in Nuremberg to discuss the future of the digital media ecosystem
posted on 10 November, 2015   (public)
EPRA meets in Nuremberg to discuss the future of the digital media ecosystem The 42nd EPRA meeting took place in Nuremberg, Germany, from 28 to 30 October 2015 at the joint invitation of the German regulators. On this occasion, about 150 delegates representing the totality...

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The grey areas between media regulation and data protection - Outcome of second joint OBS/EPRA Workshop
posted on 08 February, 2016   (public)
The grey areas between media regulation and data protection - Outcome of second joint OBS/EPRA Workshop                 ©Elena Sotirova As part of their long-lasting collaboration, the European Audiovisual Observatory (OBS) and...
Research & Regulators: a comparative overview
posted on 15 July, 2015   (public)
Research & Regulators: a Comparative Overview A comparative overview paper on Research and Regulators has been published on the EPRA website on 13 July 2015. This final output document, authored by Tanja Kerševan Smokvina, AKOS (SI), is based on the outcome of...
The Protection of minors in a converged media environment: Free-to-download IRIS plus Report
posted on 11 June, 2015   (public)
The Protection of minors in a converged media environment: Free-to-download IRIS plus Report The European Audiovisual Observatory has just published an IRIS plus Report on the Protection of minors in a converged media environment as a free-to-download PDF. After some...

Regulation News

Data protection and children: ICO released final version of the Age Appropriate Design Code
posted on 30 January, 2020   (public)
Ambitious standards at the core of a risk-based approach to take into account the best interests of the child On 21 January 2020, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has released its final version of the Age Appropriate Design Code which...
Refusal to investigate hate speech comments: ECHR condemns Lithuania
posted on 20 January, 2020   (public)
The European Court of Human Rights held that the discriminatory attitude of the Lithuanian justice authorities deprived the applicants of their right to an effective remedy   The facts: In 2014, two young men posted on Facebook a photograph of them kissing.  The...
Blocking access to content previously declared unlawful: a new obligation for online platforms?
posted on 15 January, 2020   (public)
The well-established principle of host providers' limited liability is in the hot seat As enshrined in the Directive on Electronic Commerce of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2000, the host service provider cannot be liable for the content stored...