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17 Dec 2013
Children’s movie screening gets festive season underway in EBU Brussels Office 
The EBU Brussels’ Office opened its doors on Sunday to families for a children’s screening of Les As de la Jungle – Opération Banquise, an animated film produced with the participation of France Télévisions.
04 Dec 2013
Audiovisual experts debate 'symbiosis' between European cinema and PSM 
European audivisual experts gathered in Brussels last night to debate European cinema's links to public service media and how to improve cross-border promotion of European films.
29 Nov 2013
Public broadcasters put citizen interest first in parliamentary hearing on Telecoms Regulation 
The EBU and German pubcaster ARD took the stage in the European Parliament to plead for a strong regulatory framework for net neutrality and stress the importance of radio spectrum for Digital Terrestrial broadcasting.
21 Nov 2013
EU Parliament approves €1.46 billion for culture and film 
European culture, cinema, television, heritage and performing arts will benefit from a €1.46 billion financial boost over the next seven years with the adoption of the Creative Europe programme by the...
15 Nov 2013
EBU draws attention to copyright licensing needs of broadcasters 
TV archive licensing issues and the cross-border flow of audiovisual content in the EU were up for discussion as the EBU took part in the final plenary meeting of the “Licences for Europe” stakeholder dialogue initiated by the European Commission. The process is part of an ongoing review of EU copyright law.
News - 25 Oct 2013
World Broadcasting Unions to act on satellite jamming 
The World Broadcasting Unions (WBU), led by the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU), the EBU and other international broadcasting stakeholders, have launched a joint action plan to tackle deliberate...
Legal case note - 23 Oct 2013
ECHR: liability of internet news portal for offensive online comments is not a violation of freedom of expression 
On 10 October 2013, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in the case Delfi As v. Estonia that there was no violation of Article 10 ECHR (freedom of expression) where an Internet news portal had been held liable for offensive comments posted by readers.
Legal case note - 21 Oct 2013
EU General Court upholds Commission Decision, finding long-term funding mechanism of France Télévisions legal 
The European Union General Court has issued its judgment*, finding the long-term funding mechanism of France Télévisions compatible with the EU State aid rules.
15 Oct 2013
High Court victory for UK broadcasters against Internet streaming service 
UK High Court confirmed on 10 October 2013 that the relay service of TVCatchup is indeed unlawful under UK copyright law. The High Court ordered TVCatchup to remove more than 20 channels from its streaming service.
11 Oct 2013
6th Legal & Public Affairs Assembly meets in Athens 
Members' legal advisers and public affairs experts participated in stimulating discussions on various topics, with freedom of expression and the challenges facing public service media (PSM) taking centre stage.