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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

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

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

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

Online betting website blocked in France

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • July 4 2011

The French Online Gaming Regulatory Authority (ARJEL) has initiated a legal action before the High Court of Paris requesting internet service providers (ISPs) to block the online betting website "5Dimes", which is hosted in Costa Rica

Advertisers on piracy websites are not accomplices to copyright infringement

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • April 12 2011

The French Supreme Court has affirmed the decision of the Court of Appeals and dismissed the claim of copyright holders that the advertisers on piracy websites should be considered accomplices to copyright infringement

Suspended sentence for the creation of a fake social networking profile

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • November 25 2011

The Auxerre Court penalised a fifty-four year old man to a five-month suspended sentence for creating a fake profile on a social networking site and a fine of 410 to compensate his victim