Archive for the ‘Digital Content’ Category

Amendments Hijacking Dangerous Goods Regulations Raise Serious Online Rights Concerns

October 4, 2013

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New EU regualtions, which if passed will be immediately imposed across all 28 member states, are designed to improve and streamline the system to ensure that consumers are protected from unsafe physical products turning up on store shelves. A very worthy objective.

However, recent amendments have been tabled at the committee stage to make these rules apply to online services. The tentacles of intellectual property (more…)

ISPAI Welcomes Google’s New Play Music Store to the Irish Online Marketplace

April 11, 2013

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On foot of the announcement of their arrival yesterday, the ISPAI are delighted to welcome Google’s new Play Music Store to the Irish market. Coming in the wake of advice by the European Commission regarding multi-territory licensing: consumer choice is now greater than ever in the legal music download and streaming space and we’re glad that Ireland has joined the ranks of the 18 countries worldwide, where Google Play Music Store is on offer. (more…)

Safer Internet Day 2013

January 11, 2013

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Safer Internet Day 2013 takes place on Tuesday 5th February

It will be marked throughout the European Union and many other countries worldwide. This is the 10th. year where a Safer Internet Day has been held and this year’s theme is: “Connect with respect”.

The ISPAI supports the aim of (more…)

Spotify Arrives in Ireland

November 16, 2012

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ISPAI Welcomes Launch of Independent Online Music Store “Spotify” in the Irish market

ISPAI warmly welcomes the official arrival of independent online music stores in Ireland with the launch this week of the Irish service of “Spotify”. The Association has long called for such a move, stating that the provision of innovative online music distribution services is the way of the future. (more…)

Irish Wireless RADWIN Conference and Expo

March 31, 2011

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The ISPAI is delighted to co-sponsor the first Irish Wireless Conference and Exhibition. The Conference & Expo is exclusive to the Irish Wireless industry and provides an excellent opportunity to bring together professionals from all aspects of the trade. Throughout the day, there will be a continuous showcase of developments in the Internet industry via a rolling schedule of speakers and presentations. (more…)