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Whistleblowing systems: the CNIL takes a new step toward more flexibility

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • February 19 2014

On 30 January 2014, the French Data Protection Authority (the CNIL) issued a deliberation no. 2014-042, once again modifying the deliberation no

Blocking of unregulated gambling sites

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • May 17 2012

Decree No. 2011-2122 (the Decree), which sets out the framework for application of Article 61 of Law No. 2010-476 of 12 May 2010 on the introduction of competition and sector regulation of gambling and online gambling, was published on 30 December 2011

Paris court gives full effect to an indemnification clause in a cloud computing agreement

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • November 17 2011

In a decision dated 12 July 2011, the Commercial Court of Paris rendered a decision in favour of a provider of cloud computing services

Streaming music website ordered to pay 1 million in damages

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • June 15 2011

The Court of Appeal of Paris has confirmed a court decision sentencing the creators of "radioblobclub.fr", a website for streaming music, to pay 1 million in damages to two collecting societies as a result of their "unlawful exploitation of musical works" without first securing from the rights holders the rights to stream

Seizure of emails by the French Competition Authority are beyond the scope of the Data Protection Act

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • June 7 2010

The Versailles Court of Appeal has ruled that seizures carried out by the Competition Authority are not covered by the Data Protection Act

Company held liable for CEO's negative comments on Twitter

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • November 10 2011

In a decision dated 26 July 2011, the Paris Commercial Court penalised the company Zlio for the defamation committed by its CEO against a service provider on Twitter

Douai Court of Appeal condemns company for abusive indexing

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • January 19 2012

A company, Saveur Bière, created numerous websites whose sole purpose was to link to the main website of the company

Breach of non-disclosure agreement and unfair competition

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • June 28 2011

Net Innovations developed a software program with functionalities that were similar to the software belonging to Kaolink

Sentence imposed for "camcording"

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • May 31 2012

On 12 January 2012, the Criminal Court of Dax sentenced a "camcording" pirate to nine months in prison (subject to reprieve) and to pay 373,500 in damages

Court rules whistle-blower system illegal

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • February 15 2010

The French Cour de Cassation (the Supreme Civil Court) has ruled that the whistle-blower system implemented by a company was illegal