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US books industry challenges Texas legislation requiring to rate books according to sexually explicit content

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A coalition from the US books industry has filed a lawsuit in the US District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division, challenging a new Texas law — the Reader Act, formerly known as House Bill 900 — that would require independent bookstores, national chain bookstores, large online book retailers, book publishers and other vendors to rate book for sexually explicit content and eventually ban those books from libraries.

The Reader Act has been signed by the Governor of T...

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Emmanuel is a Washington, DC-based freelance journalist, blogger and media consultant, specialising in the entertainment business and cultural trends. He was the US editor for British music industry trade publication Music Week. Previously, he was the editor of Impact, a magazine for the music publishing community (2007-2009), the global editor of US trade publication Billboard (2003-2006), and the editor in chief of Billboard’s sister publication Music & Media (1997-2003).

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AEPO-ARTIS’ outlines key priorities for the Hungarian Presidency of the EU

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AEPO-ARTIS — the organisation representing 39 European performers' collective management organisations from 29 different countries — has urged the Hungarian Presidency of the European Union to focus on "strengthening cultural participation and the role of culture in society" as priorities of the European Work Plan forCulture 2023-2026.

In a letter to Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, who acts as President of the Council for the European Union for the six months ending December 31, 2024...

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EU’s AI Act has entered into force on July 12

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The Official Journal of the European Union has published on July 12, 2024, the EU Artificial Intelligence Act, known as the AI Act. The regulation, which aims at harmonising rules on AI models and systems across the EU, is now the law of the Union.

According to Article 1 of the Act, the purpose of the regulation is "to improve the functioning of the internal market and promote the uptake of human-centric and trustworthy artificial intelligence (AI), while ensuring a high level of protection...

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Ursula von der Leyen re-elected European Commission President for a five-year term

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European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen was elected for a second term on July 18 by the European Parliament n a secret ballot. The outgoing President received 401 votes in her favour, 41 more than the majority of 360 votes, 284 against and 22 blank or invalid votes.

This will be von der Leyen’s second term as Commission President. She was first elected by MEPs in July 2019. She previously served as Defence Minister in Germany.

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