Selena Gomez is suing the developers of a mobile game for allegedly featuring a character that closely resembled her without her consent.
Disney+, the hotly anticipated streaming platform, has now launched in around a dozen countries to a great reception. Within the first 3 months of Disney+’s launch in November 2019, 28.6m people had signed up. Comparatively, relatively new streaming platform Britbox hit 1m subscribers in North America after 2 years.
The non-profit organisation “Reporters Without Borders” and a collective of designers called BlockWorks have built a virtual library on Minecraft. The project was created to host censored articles by journalists from Russia, Egypt, Mexico, Vietnam and Saudi Arabia.
Manuel Campos, one of the European Court of Justice’s Advocate Generals, has offered a fresh perspective on copyright protection in an opinion. He opined that copyright protection does not apply to designs where the shape of the designs is “exclusively dictated” by their technical function.
Internet streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon and Hulu are facing new competition from giants like Disney, Apple and HBO. However, not only are they launching their own streaming services, they are also taking back all rights to broadcast their own intellectual property (IP).