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Data protection

Media and content regulations

Industrial internet and IoT

Media and content regulations

Regulations for an increasingly in a multi-platform environment, define obligations, roles and responsibilities of media service and content providers while creating, aggregating, and making available audio-visual content. Copyright is about protecting the interests of creators and economic rights holders while at the same time allowing society and users to benefit from creative endeavors.


Copyright is possibly one of the most controversial policy topics, contested by various stakeholders for a very long time. Some would say that the controversy started at the birth of the world’s first copyright statute and it has never stopped since.

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Public service broadcasting

Ericsson’s Digital Eurovision for the European Union, the next step for European Public Service Broadcasting without frontiers, is about the need to increase the availability of public service broadcasting, and journalistic content for to the widest possible Pan-European use.

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Any copyright enforcement policy should be developed from a clear and evidence-based approach. An approach that carefully balances the incentives and rewards provided to economic rights holders against fundamental rights of privacy, self-expression, due process and the user rights embodied in copyright law to protect access, learning, critique, and reuse.

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ConsumerLab TV and Media study 2016

Ericsson ConsumerLab has more than 20 years experience studying people’s behaviors and values, including the way they think about ICT products and services. Ericsson ConsumerLab provides unique insights on market and consumer trends. The annual ConsumerLab TV and Media study aims to track key media consumer trends.

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