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Italy: new bill against cyberbullying endangers freedom of expression on the web - Legal Resources

OssigenoInformazione warns against restrictions of freedom of expression on the web that may derive from the newly adopted bill against cyberbullying

RO: Deputies reject draft Law to cut the audiovisual licence fee - Legal Resources

Minimal conditions for PBS editorial independence are preserved in Romania, as the Parliament rejects the draft Law intended to abolish the audiovisual licence fee covering over 60% of the public broadcast revenues 

Spain's 'gag laws' - Legal Resources

The 'gag laws', most popularly known as 'Ley Mordaza' or 'leys mordaza', have been found to systematically violate citizens' rights in Spain since their implementation last year. The organisation PDLI is following the situation closely and provides a guide on what the laws mean and what they have caused to journalists so far

Challenges to the ECtHR from Russia and Turkey: Freedom of Expression on the Internet - Legal Resources

The regulation of the online domain is gradually being tightened: an analysis of the most recent challenges to the ECtHR in Turkey and Russia 

NIS Directive - Legal Resources

The NIS Directive is the first piece of EU-wide legislation on cybersecurity. It provides legal measures to boost the overall level of cybersecurity in the EU

ECtHR: Conviction of journalists for an interview using a hidden camera infringed their freedom of expression - Legal Resources

After a lengthy legal fight, Swiss journalists obtained a positive ruling from the European Court of Human Rights, determining that their conviction for using a hidden camera in the case of insurance broker malpractice violated their rights

Freedom of Expression and the Broadcasting Media - Legal Resources

A selection of the ECHR case law in the field of the audio-visual broadcasting

Protection of business secrets does not rule out the right of the press to be informed by government - Legal Resources

On 25 March 2015 the Federal Administrative Court of Germany in Leipzig ruled that representatives of the press can demand information about facts that protect business secrets from government agencies, if their right to be informed outweighs the interest of business secret protection.

ECtHR: Right to information according to Art.10 ECHR- Press or anybody - Legal Resources

The ECtHR rejected on 6 January 2015 a German’s appeal and ruled that public authorities do not necessarily infringe Art. 10 of the Convention by refusing to give information (application no. 70287/11)

Court rules online news sites are not liable for offensive readers’ comments - Legal Resources

In the MTE case, the ECHR tested the principles set forth in the controversial Grand Chamber’s Delfi case concerning the notion of liability of news portals for readers' comment