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Op deze website vind je informatie en documentatie in verband met mediarecht, auteursrecht en journalistieke deontologie. Er is een kort CV, je kunt doorklikken naar recente publicaties, er is wetgeving, een nieuwsarchief, informatie in verband met de vakken mediarecht, auteursrecht en journalistieke deontologie en er zijn nuttige links. Voor contact, zie 'spreekuren'

On this website you can find information on the domain of media law, copyright law and journalistic ethics. There is a short CV (in English) and references to recent publications, legislation and usefull links. Socrates/Erasmus students can find more information about the courses Media Law, Copyright Law and Journalistic Ethics at Ghent University on 'visiting students'.
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24/06/204 Access to public documents must be effective and enforceable

The European Court of Human Rights has reiterated in a judgment of 24 June 2014 that collecting information and guaranteeing access to documents held by public authorities is a crucial right for journalists in order to

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27/05/2014 European Court honours freedom of academic speech

Today the ECtHR delivered an interesting judgment emphasizing the role of academics to take part in public debate. The Court considered the conviction in Turkey of a law professor, an editor and a publisher, because of

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13/05/2014 Judgment CJEU in case Google v. Spain - CJEU confirms strong dataprotection rights

See esp. the reasoning of the CJEU regarding the right of the data subject to have his or her data erased from a search engine containing links to webpages. According to the CJEU this right overrides,

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