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3rd February, 2017

The Rise of Web Blocking Orders in the UK: Empirical Evidence Perspectives

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Event Details

Date:
3rd February, 2017
Time:
13:00 -
Venue:
A107
College Building
City, University of London
Northampton Square
London
EC1V 0HB
United Kingdom
Price:
Free

The digital copyright and piracy wars, which began with Napster and continue today into the age of streaming, Spotify and Netflix, have engaged in broadly three strategies to defend existing content industries, which can be described as punish, prevent, and provide alternative business models.

Speaker: Professor Lilian Edwards (Strathclyde University)

Professor Edwards is a leading academic in the field of Internet law. She has taught information technology law, e-commerce law, and Internet law at undergraduate and postgraduate level since 1996 and been involved with law and artificial intelligence since 1985. Her current research interests, while broad, revolve around the topics of online privacy, intermediary liability, cybercrime, Internet pornography, digital assets and digital copyright enforcement.

Since 2012, Edwards has been Deputy Director of CREATe, the Centre for Creativity, Regulation, Enterprise and Technology, a £5m Research Council UK research centre about copyright and business models.


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