Daithi Mac Sithigh

Queen's University Belfast - School of Law

Professor of Law and Innovation

School of Law

Belfast BT7 1NN, BT7 1NN

Ireland

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

Regulating the Medium: Reactions to Network Neutrality in the European Union and Canada

Journal of Internet Law, Vol. 14, No. 8, pp. 3-14, 2011
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2013
Daithi Mac Sithigh
Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
Downloads 475 (58,730)

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net neutrality, European Union, CRTC, censorship, common carrier

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App Law Within: Rights and Regulation in the Smartphone Age

Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2012/22, International Journal of Law and Information Technology, 2013, 21(2), pp. 154-186
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2013
Daithi Mac Sithigh
Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
Downloads 443 (63,953)
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smartphones, app stores, Internet regulation, e-commerce

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The Mass Age of Internet Law

Information and Communication Technology Law, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 79-94
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Sep 2008
Daithi Mac Sithigh
Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
Downloads 377 (77,395)
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user-generated content, social networking, freedom of expression, judicial review, self-regulation

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Co-Regulation, Video-on-Demand and the Legal Status of Audio-Visual Media

International Journal of Digital Television, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 51-68, 2011, UEA LAW Working Paper No. 2010-DMS-3
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Dec 2010
Daithi Mac Sithigh
Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
Downloads 341 (86,996)

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Video-on-Demand, Regulation, European Union, Ofcom, Audiovisual Media, Broadcasting

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Mapping Legal Research

Cambridge Law Journal, 2012, 71(3): 651-676
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2012
Mathias Siems and Daithi Mac Sithigh
European University Institute (EUI) and Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
Downloads 275 (110,028)
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legal research, academic disciplines, research methods, interdisciplinarity, doctrinal legal research, legal practice, humanities, social sciences

6.

The Data Retention Directive Never Existed

SCRIPTed, 2014, 11(1), Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2014/34
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2014
Judith Rauhofer and Daithi Mac Sithigh
University of Edinburgh - School of Law and Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
Downloads 189 (159,031)

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data retention, privacy, European Union, human rights, data protection

7.

Law in the Last Mile: Sharing Internet Access through WiFi

SCRIPT-ed, Vol. 6, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Aug 2009
Daithi Mac Sithigh
Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
Downloads 165 (179,309)

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wireless, wifi, ISP, broadband, Computer Misuse Act

8.

The Chinese Social Credit System: A Model for Other Countries?

EUI Department of Law Research Paper No. 2019/01
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2019
Daithi Mac Sithigh and Mathias Siems
Queen's University Belfast - School of Law and European University Institute (EUI)
Downloads 154 (190,119)

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Social Credit System, Chinese Law, Reputation Rankings, Online Platforms, Law and Technology

9.

Datafin to Virgin Killer: Self-Regulation and Public Law

Norwich Law School Working Paper No. NLSWP 09/02
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2009
Daithi Mac Sithigh
Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
Downloads 146 (198,658)

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judicial review, administrative law, Human Rights Act, self-regulation, co-regulation, Datafin, Wikipedia, freedom of information

10.

Multiplayer Games: Tax, Copyright, Consumers and the Video Game Industries

European Journal of Law and Technology, 2014, 5(3)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Jan 2015
Daithi Mac Sithigh
Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
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games, creative industries, tax credits, copyright, unfair commercial practices, consumer law

11.

'It Is Hereby Declared': The Quiet Reform of Canadian Broadcasting Law

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2013
Daithi Mac Sithigh
Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
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broadcasting, new media, Canada, CRTC, webcasting, copyright

12.

Why Do We Do What We Do? Comparing Legal Methods in Five Law Schools Through Survey Evidence

Final version to be published in Rob van Gestel, Hans Micklitz and Edward L. Rubin (eds.), Rethinking Legal Scholarship: A Transatlantic Interchange, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2015
Mathias Siems and Daithi Mac Sithigh
European University Institute (EUI) and Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
Downloads 143 (202,033)

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legal methods, interdisciplinarity, doctrinal legal research, legal practice, humanities, social sciences, academic disciplines, law schools

13.

More than Words: The Introduction of Internationalised Domain Names and the Reform of Generic Top-Level Domains at ICANN

International Journal of Law & Information Technology, Vol. 18, pp. 274-300, 2010, University of East Anglia Law School Working Paper No. 2010-DMS-2
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Nov 2010
Daithi Mac Sithigh
Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
Downloads 140 (205,517)

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ICANN, Domain Names, Language, Cyberlaw

14.

Death of a Convention: Competition between the Council of Europe and European Union in the Regulation of Broadcasting

Journal of Media Law, 2013, 5(1): 133-155, Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2013/26
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2013
Daithi Mac Sithigh
Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
Downloads 108 (249,964)

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broadcasting, European Union, Council of Europe, Audiovisual Media Services Directive, external relations, internal market

15.

Beyond Breach of Confidence: An Irish Eye on English and Scottish Privacy Law

Juridical Review, 2014, pp. 27-36., Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-09
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 22 Feb 2014
Daithi Mac Sithigh
Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
Downloads 106 (253,281)

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breach of confidence, privacy, article 8, delict

16.

Mapping Legal Research - Online Supplement

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 02 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2012
Mathias Siems and Daithi Mac Sithigh
European University Institute (EUI) and Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
Downloads 99 (267,110)

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Contempt of Court and New Media

D Mangan and L Gillies (eds), The Legal Challenges of Social Media (Edward Elgar 2017) pp 83-103.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
Daithi Mac Sithigh
Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
Downloads 88 (286,160)

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Contempt of Court, Social Media, Criminal Law, Jury Trial, Freedom of Expression, Law Commission

18.

Legal Games: The Regulation of Content and the Challenge of Casual Gaming

Journal of Gaming and Virtual Worlds, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 3-19, 2011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Mar 2012
Daithi Mac Sithigh
Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
Downloads 75 (315,052)

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censorship, casual gaming, mobile phones, Internet, British Board of Film Classification, Video Recordings Act

19.

'I'd Tell You Everything If You'd Pick Up That Telephone': Political Expression and Data Protection

European Human Rights Law Review, pp. 166-175, 2011, UEA LAW Working Paper No. 2011-DMS-1
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 May 2011
Daithi Mac Sithigh
Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
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European Convention on Human Rights, Data Protection Directive, automated calling systems, data protection, direct marketing, freedom of expression, political parties

20.

Pensioners Over Prisoners: Amending the Scotland Act in Response to Somerville and Napier

Juridical Review, Vol. 1, pp. 1-16, 2010, UEA LAW Working Paper No. 2010-DMS-1
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2010
Daithi Mac Sithigh
Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
Downloads 51 (382,788)

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Judicial Review, European Convention on Human Rights, Scotland, Devolution, Damages

21.

The Fragmentation of Intermediary Liability in the UK

Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice, 2013, vol 8(7), pp 521-531
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Sep 2018
Daithi Mac Sithigh
Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
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intermediary liability, Electronic Commerce Directive, defamation, privacy, copyright

22.

When the Dealin's Done? Recent Developments in Online Gambling Law and Policy

SCRIPTed, 2014, 11(2)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 07 Jan 2015
Daithi Mac Sithigh
Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
Downloads 36 (438,248)

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gambling, European Union, advertising

23.

Television with Frontiers: UK-Established Broadcasters after Brexit

Communications Law, 23(4), 2018, pp. 203-208.
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 17 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2019
Daithi Mac Sithigh
Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
Downloads 28 (474,576)

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Audiovisual Media Services Directive, broadcasting, country of origin, European Union, media law, Brexit, United Kingdom

24.

Irish Education Policy for a Globalised World: A Policy for Chasing Black & White Swans

Dublin, The Swan Group (October, 2009), ISBN: 978-0-9561239-0-9
Number of pages: 133 Posted: 23 Oct 2012
University of Limerick - Mary Immaculate College, Institute for Policy Research (IPR), University of Bath, Queen's University Belfast - School of Law and University of York - The York Management School
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human capital, R&D, irreversible investment

25.

Official Status of Languages in the UK and Ireland

Common Law World Review, 2018, 47(1), 77-102, Queen's University Belfast Law Research Paper No. 2019 26
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2019
Daithi Mac Sithigh
Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
Downloads 15 (548,132)

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constitutional law, devolution, European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages, official languages, United Kingdom

26.

From Freedom of Speech to the Right to Communicate

In: M. E. Price, S. Verhulst, & L. Morgan (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Media Law (2012), pp 174-191.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Aug 2018
Daithi Mac Sithigh
Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
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Right to Communicate, New World Information and Communications Order, Harold Innis, Sean Macbride, First Amendment, Freedom of Expression, UNESCO

27.

Because the Computer Speaks English? Language Rights and Digital Media

Journal of Media Law, 2015, 7(1), pp 65-84
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
Daithi Mac Sithigh
Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
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Minority Language Media, European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages, Video-on-Demand

28.

Computers and the Coalition: Legislation on Law and Information Technology, 2010-2015

SCRIPT-ed, Vol. 12, No. 2, 2015
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 25 Aug 2018
Daithi Mac Sithigh
Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
Downloads 3 (626,045)

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cyberlaw, United Kingdom, privacy, copyright

29.

Principles for a Second Century of Film Legislation

Legal Studies, vol 34(4), pp 609-630 (December 2014)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Aug 2018
Daithi Mac Sithigh
Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
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