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CMA sets out Fox/Sky investigation issues

CMA sets out Fox/Sky investigation issues

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has set out more detail about what it intends to examine in its investigation into the proposed takeover of Sky by 21st Century…

33,000+ young people caught without TV Licence

33,000+ young people caught without TV Licence

More than 33,000 young people between the ages of 18 and 25 were caught watching live TV or BBC programmes on iPlayer without a TV Licence in the past year,…

Spain: Mediaset/Mediapro ad deal under attack

Spanish regulatory body Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia (CNMC) is looking into the TV advertising agreement between Mediaset, owner of Tele 5 and Cuatro, among other channels,…

Spain: Content industry anti-piracy campaign

Spain’s Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport (Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte) is spearheading an anti-piracy awareness campaign ‘No piratees tu futuro’ (Don’t steal your future). The campaign is…

Ofcom plans tougher requirements on ISPs

Broadband shoppers must receive better information about speeds before they commit to a contract, under a range of new protections set out by media regulator Ofcom. Broadband is now an…

DPP prepares UK producers for a world without videotape

The Digital Production Partnership (DPP) has launched an updated version of A Producer’s Guide to File Delivery. Enabled by DPP Member, Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, a video creation to distribution company,…

Activist shareholders rebel at Sky

Activist shareholders rebel at Sky

James Murdoch will face another showdown with investors at Sky’s AGM next week as shareholders were urged to vote against his re-election as chair because of concerns about his independence.…

Study: Anti-piracy efforts halve pirate ad revenue

Study: Anti-piracy efforts halve pirate ad revenue

A new study, Measuring Digital Advertising Revenue to Infringing Sites, from The Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) – an advertising industry initiative to fight criminal activity in the digital advertising supply…

MPAA warns of emerging Kodi threat

MPAA warns of emerging Kodi threat

Charles Rivkin, CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), has warned US trade representatives of what he describes as an emerging global threat of streaming piracy which is…

80% of Net Neutrality posts to FCC are bots

More than 80 per cent of the comments submitted to the FCC on the future of net neutrality came from bots, according to data analytics company Gravwell, which said only…