EU Commission clarifies revamped copyright rules amid criticism

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission on Friday sought to clarify the scope and liability of revised copyright rules adopted last year in an effort to defuse criticism from France, Poland, EU broadcasters and internet activists. By Foo Yun Chee.

Australia's Seven West Media signs Google, Facebook deals after media law feud

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SYDNEY (Reuters) -Australian television and newspaper firm Seven West Media Ltd signed multi-year content deals with Facebook Inc and Google as tough new media laws enabled the industry to secure new revenue sources and adapt to the internet age. By Byron Kaye.

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Australia to make Facebook, Google pay news outlets for content

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SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia finalised plans on Tuesday to make Facebook Inc and Google pay its media outlets for news content, a world-first move aimed at protecting independent journalism that has been strongly opposed by the internet giants. By Byron Kaye.

The Incredibly Important Role Of Big Data In Academia

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According to a 2015 whitepaper published in Science Direct , big data is one of the most disruptive technologies influencing the field of academia.

Announcing the 2020 Data Impact Award Winners

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During the first-ever virtual broadcast of our annual Data Impact Awards (DIA) ceremony, we had the great pleasure of announcing this year’s finalists and winners. We are delighted to officially publish this year’s Data Impact Award winners.