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Veset calls for clarity in Cloud technology definition

Recent years have seen the rapid rise to prominence of Cloud-based broadcast workflow and playout management operations, but one exhibitor at IBC this year questions whether some organisations might be…

Pair jailed for Premier League football fraud

Pair jailed for Premier League football fraud

Fraudsters who illegally sold on access to Premier League football coverage have been jailed following a joint investigation by Surrey Police and the Federation Against Copyright Theft (FACT). Simon Hopkins…

Regulatory boost for Australian FTA HD

Australia’s Communications minster Malcolm Turnbull has introduced the Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Primary Television Broadcasting Service) Bill 2015, an amendment to 1992’s Broadcasting Services Act that will remove the regulation requiring…

FAST: Harmonise online and offline copyright infringement

UK trade body the Federation Against Software Theft (FAST) has called for equal treatment in the eyes of the law for online and offline copyright offences in its formal response…

Words are all I have

The English language is a beautiful thing and it is the lingua franca of this industry, and every other. I, for one, am unsurprisingly grateful for that. Because we’re in…

Cap publishes vlogger ad guidelines

Guidelines have been published for video bloggers (vloggers) who enter marketing relationships with brands. The new rules encourage vloggers to label advertising content and explain when they have been asked…

BBC clamps down on student streamers

Most UK university students fail to understand the difference between recorded TV and catch-up services, according to research from TV Licensing. Almost 60 per cent of current university students are…

Age ratings enforced on YouTube music videos

Age ratings will now be displayed on all UK-produced music videos that appear on YouTube and Vevo, as the government seeks to protect children from inappropriate content. The new measures,…

Illegal Dubai operator hit with fine

The Dubai Court has imposed a fine of Dh50,000 (€12,300) on a distributor of UKTV Abroad packages, an unlicensed and unauthorised IPTV service in the UAE. Pay-TV operator OSN filed…

BBC’s Fairhead: ‘Let public decide BBC future’

BBC’s Fairhead: ‘Let public decide BBC future’

Rona Fairhead, chair of the BBC Trust, has warned that the future of the Corporation under the formal Charter review debate needs to be driven by evidence and fact, not…