EU events page
Comprehensive listings of all events and meetings related to the Technology, New Media and Telecoms industries, that are taking place in the EU, be they hosted by the Commission, the Parliament, the Council of the European Union, the European Council or other bodies.
The Year in Technology Law
(New York Times)
Cyber Law Journal asked a variety of Internet legal mavens to weigh in with their nominations for the most significant or interesting cyberlaw developments in the year almost past
Issue no. 180 - 3 December 2000
The l.i.n.k. - Issue 5 - November/December 2000
"The l.i.n.k." is a free electronic newsletter addressing issues relating to the Information Society. This perspective is achieved by having expert contributors from top IT, telecom, media law firms in more than 35 countries around the world.
Revista electrónica del Derecho de la Información y de Internet
(Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
Facultad de Ciencias de la Información. 7º numero de la revista. En este número encontrará los siguientes artículos o documentos. - Propuesta de esta revista y del Proyecto Telecomunicaciones e Información sobre "La Política Universitaria sobre Internet", incluyendo códigos éticos, posibles normas de edición de websuniversitarias, etc.. Sobre esto querríamos hacer un foro del que avisaremos en breve. - Entrada en vigor del RD-Ley de la Tarifa Plana - Nuevos dominios aprobados en la ICANN - Comentario a la Sentencia DeCSS y la intencionalidad de los links - El plan Info XXI del Mº de Ciencia y Tecnología - Últimos pasos del Caso Microsoft. - Nueva Sección sobre "Documentos de la Sociedad de la Información" - El Anteproyecto de Ley de Comercio Electrónico.
Issue no. 178 - 19 November 2000
Communications Law in Transition
The most recent issue (Vol. 2, Issue 1) of the Newsletter has been published. Contents include: NEWS: U.S. Presidential Election; Hate Speech; Asia; Africa; Former Yugoslavia; Russia; Sri Lanka; Other Media News. NOTES & COMMENTS: Pandora's Box: Media Laws in the Slovak Republic by Rhoda L. Lipton; The Airwaves and Government Promises by Sizani Weza; Measuring Media Bias: A Response to Laura Belin by Richard Carver PAPERS: New Paradigms and Parallels: The Printing Press and the Internet (co-sponsored by RAND and Nanyang Technological University)
The Cyberlaw Encyclopedia
(Center for Law, Commerce & Technology)
Having trouble finding that single Internet resource for technology law information and developments? The Cyberlaw Encyclopedia could be the answer to those "quest for less" frustrations.
The Internet and the Global Citizen
(Center for Law, Commerce & Technology)
As part of the Global Citizen Project, we review useful citizen/consumer sites on a bi-weekly basis - sites with consumer information, tips relating to e-commerce and the prevention of online fraud, and information relating to e-government. We also feature the E-Commerce Genie - who answers your questions relating to the Internet and e-commerce.
The Internet's Coming of Age
(Computer Science and Telecommunications Board)
A book available online for free from the Committee on the Internet in the Evolving Information Infrastructure, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, National Research Council. The book will also soon be available in hard copy.
Juristische Suchmaschine Abogado
Eine neue juristische Suchmaschine steht im Internet jetzt zur Verfügung. Der Robot von Abogado besucht nach Angaben der Firma Forum Deutsches Recht ständig deutschsprachige und internationale Internet-Rechner mit juristischen Dokumenten und Artikeln. Abogado sei eine Ergänzung zu der verfügbaren umfassenden Meta-Suchmaschine Meta-JUR.
Issue no. 166 - 30 July 2000
A-Z of Telecoms Web Sites
Analysts And Consultants, Industry Forums/Associations, Internet Telephony, Manufacturers And Vendors, Operators, Regulators And Government, Satellite Companies, Standard Bodies
(Edited byStéphan LE GOUEFF)
"The l.i.n.k." is a free electronic newsletter addressing issues relating to the Information Society. This perspective is achieved by having expert contributors from top IT, telecom, media law firms in more than 35 countries around the world. Subscribe online or download Issue 3 - July/August 2000 (Word format).
Issue no. 165 - 22 July 2000
BNA's Internet Law News
published weekdays by The Bureau of National Affairs. Compiled by Professor Michael Geist, a law professor at the University of Ottawa Law School. To subscribe, visit http://ecommercecenter.bna.com. Highly recommended.
Issue no. 164 - 15 July 2000
EPIC Bill Track
Tracking Privacy, Speech, and Cyber-Liberties Bills in the 106th Congress
Issue no. 162 - 2 July 2000
Rambling Through Legal Web Sites
(Cyber Law Journal)
Many journalists jealously guard their sources of news tips and inspiration. But in the spirit of summer, columnist Carl S. Kaplan reveals the secrets of the cyberlaw guild by spotlighting the most useful legal Web sites and online newsletters.
EU Information Industries calendar
(Hill and Knowlton)
A forward-planning tool covering forthcoming meetings and seminars relevant to Information industries, produced by Hill and Knowlton's Information Industries Team. contact: Andrew Cecil, Senior Consultant, Hill and Knowlton International Belgium, Avenue de Cortenbergh 118 box 8, B-1000 Brussels, Tel: 32 2 737 9533 Fax: 32 2 737 9501 http://www.hillandknowlton.com, e-mail: Acecil@hillandknowlton.com.
Welcome to law.com/uk
Law.com/uk is the most comprehensive, authoritative and topical legal resource available.
Issue no. 158 - 4 June 2000
Droit des technologies e l'information: page d'actualités
Commentaires et liens vers les textes des décisions récentes, dont 1) France : violation d'une base de données en ligne - condamnation de la société Newsinvest 2) France : responsabilité des intermédiaires - l´affaire UEFJ c/ Multimania donne lieu à une décision éclairée 3) États-Unis : extraction déloyale à l'américaine - l'affaire Bidder's Edge c. eBay 4) France : la responsabilité de Yahoo est établie devant la justice française. voir aussi Droit du Cyberespace # 15-16
FindLaw Launches Online Magazine About The Law
FindLaw, an online legal resource, has launched Writ, an online magazine for the legal community and people interested in law and its impact on our culture. Writ offers readers legal commentary from leading lawyers, scholars and writers, along with a look at law and the legal world.
A category on Moreover, which collects news from 1500 online sources, and organises them into 270 categories.
Issue no. 155 - 14 May 2000
Status of Commission initiatives
Updated: an unofficial compilation from publicly available sources of information about EU policy measures in the field of the Information Society: a comprehensive one-stop shop covering pending legislation, pending policy issues, recent events, where to look, and compendium of links by subject-matter. Time-saving "deep links" going directly to the relevant pages of the various EU databases.
An inalienable right to link?
(Keith Dawson - Boston.com)
Long-time Web initiates take as bedrock the right to link to any URL they please. Lawyers assume no such right, however. So since the earliest days of the commercial Web, numerous lawsuits have been filed. In each case, one party's perceived right to link has collided with another's desire to prevent indiscriminate linking. The best Web starting point is Stefan Bechtold's Link Controversy Page.
The OECD Information Technology Outlook 2000
The Information Technology Outlook 2000 is the latest in a series of OECD reports covering the main trends in the information technology (IT) sector in OECD economies. In all, the IT Outlook presents 139 figures and 48 tables that quantify the important role of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in OECD countries.
UNESCO Observatory on the Information Society
This Observatory's main objectives are to raise awareness on the constant evolution of ethical, legal and societal challenges brought about by new technologies. Documents and links to news items in English, French and Spanish.
Issue no. 147 - 11 March 2000
Spain - Actualidad y Cyberlaw
(Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
Nueva revista electrónica de la Facultad de Ciencias de la Información. Los contenidos se agruparán en torno a varios bloques temáticos o áreas de especial interés. En concreto: Convergencia, Legislación, Servicio Universal, Internet y Universidad y Derechos de los Usuarios.
Issue no. 146 - 4 March 2000
PreLex - monitoring of the decision-making process between institutions
PreLex follows the major stages of the decision-making process between the Commission and the other institutions and monitors the works of the various institutions involved (European Parliament, Council, ESC, Committee of the Regions). PreLex follows all Commission proposals and communications. Links allow to reach directly the electronic available texts (COM documents, Official Journal, Bulletin of the European Union, documents of the European Parliament, press releases).
Status of Commission initiatives
An unofficial compilation from publicly available sources: pending legislation, pending policy issues, recent events, where to look, and compendium of links by subject-matter.
New issue of LABnews
The November - December 1999 issue of LABnews is now online.
Issue no. 140 - 22 January 2000
Consumer Voice is a quarterly trilingual news bulletin reporting on current consumer affairs and debates. It focuses more closely on the EU institutions at work, on personalities related to the consumer world, on consumers' views on particular subjects, on news and developments as well as on forthcoming events. On-line Shopping Today Consumer Voice 99 Special Issue.
Issue no. 134 - 27 November 1999
Informationen zur aktuellen Medienentwicklung in Deutschland
(Hans-Bredow-Institut für Medienforschung)
Vierteljahresbericht November 1999 - Finanzierung des öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunks, Kapitalbeschaffung der Kirch-Gruppe, Fiction dominiert die Fernsehprogramme, Bedeutung der Tageszeitungen geht zurück, Themen der Frankfurter Buchmesse.
European Journal of International Law
The entire first 9 years of the Journal are now available in full text on the Journal website. The EJIL website also provides a fully searchable database of all bookreviews published to date in the Journal as well as a forum for discussion and the table of contents as well as a full text version of the lead article in each recent issue.
Issue no. 129 - 16 October 1999
Telia-Telenor Merger Gets EU OK
Telia and Telenor, the Swedish and Norwegian state-owned phone companies, won European Union approval to merge after agreeing to sell assets to preserve competition in Nordic phone and cable TV markets. In addition, the companies pledged to open up access to final users of telecommunications services in Sweden and Norway. The so-called "local loop unbundling" could set a precedent for future phone industry mergers, EU Competition Commissioner Mario Monti said in a statement. see also Commission clears merger between Telia (Sweden) and Telenor (Norway) with substantial conditions (RAPID)
Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy
The Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy at Oxford University provides the necessary study, information and analysis on legal, regulatory and policy response to media globalisation, new technologies and democratic transitions worldwide. PCMLP also organises and collaborates with a network of similar law and policy centres designed to assist in responding to sweeping changes in the media and telecommunications fields.
Take It Offline: enhancing online discussion
TIO provides a convenient, lightweight venue for ad-hoc, online group discussions. Did someone on your mailing list just raise an off-topic but intriguing idea? In less than a minute you can create a private TIO discussion space and post its URL to your list.