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Legal case note - 09 Jul 2018
EU Court rules on use of personal data by Facebook fan page owners 
The EU Court of Justice (CJEU) has determined that Fan Page Administrators, alongside Facebook, are jointly responsible as data controllers for the processing of users' personal data on their Business Fan Pages.
Blog - 02 Jul 2018
Summer of Sport 
Italia ‘90. Ireland reached their first and, as it turns out, last ever match in the final stages of the FIFA World Cup competition. While they may have ended up losing to Italy by a single goal, it is still one of those memories that those of us that grew up in Ireland in that era will never forget.
Press release - 20 Jun 2018
European Parliament fails to provide a realistic solution on copyright contract law provisions 
The EBU, representing 73 public service media organisations across 56 countries, has expressed deep disappointment over today’s (20 June) vote in the European Parliament’s JURI committee on the Copyright...
News - 13 Jun 2018
European Championships medals unveiled to mark 50 days to go to 
There are just 50 Days to Go to the inaugural European Championships (2 – 12 August) and to mark this special occasion the medals have been unveiled. These will be presented for the seven sports in Glasgow and Berlin.
News - 12 Jun 2018
European Championships workshop sees broadcasters finalise plans as excitement builds 
As representatives from member broadcasters came together for a final workshop ahead of the inaugural European Championships, the commitment to maximise the potential reach of this exciting event was evident,...
News - 08 Jun 2018
EMS announces a major upgrade of Eurovision Highway for 2018 European Championships 
Following the launch earlier this year, Eurovision Media Services (EMS) is bringing their content distribution platform to the next level, right in time for the 2018 European Championships – a new multisport event taking place 02-12 August.
Press release - 07 Jun 2018
EBU welcomes deal on revised Audiovisual Media Services Directive 
The EBU has welcomed the political deal reached on the revised Audiovisual Media Services (AVMS) Directive. Following months of trilogue discussions, the EBU welcomed the final political agreement and...
Press release - 06 Jun 2018
EBU and FIS extend Ski Flying partnership to 2024 
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and the International Ski Federation (FIS) have extended their media rights and services partnership for the FIS Ski Flying World Championships, for two additional editions through to 2024, ensuring extensive free-to-air coverage on EBU Members’ TV and radio channels and digital platforms
News - 31 May 2018
Going it alone: How to launch your own OTT platform 
Eurovision Media Services (EMS), the business arm of the European Broadcasting Union, led a discussion on over-the-top (OTT) platforms at this year's SVG Europe SportTech Conference.
Press release - 28 May 2018
EBU expresses disappointment at Council's approach on contract law provisions of the Copyright Directive 
The EBU has expressed its disappointment at the common approach agreed by the Council of Ministers on the contract law provisions of the Copyright Directive.