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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

Court decides case on "identical" price comparison websites

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

A summary judgment of the Paris Commercial Court dated 6 July 2011 ruled that two price comparison travel websites could co-exist and the presence of identical raw data such as flights and hotel deals on both websites did not amount to unfair competition

Deep linking may not constitute copyright infringement

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • July 2 2010

The Court of First Instance of Nanterre has ruled that a web portal that provides a deep link to the website of a software developer where the latter's software can be downloaded does not constitute copyright infringement

Fine imposed for disparaging former employer online

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • March 16 2012

Believing his dismissal was unjustified, a former employee of an insurance company created a new social networking profile and used a pseudonym to disparage his former employer

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

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

Website hosting provider considered an editor

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • March 29 2010

The French Supreme Court (the Cour de Cassation) has confirmed the position of the Court of Appeal, which ruled that by placing advertising spaces on personal web pages, Tiscali, a French website hosting provider, qualifies as an editor of content and is, therefore, fully responsible for such content

No geo-location data without prior notification to employees

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

The Dijon Court of Appeal has ruled that an employer cannot use the location data of an employee to justify his dismissal if the location device was not previously and individually brought to the attention of the employee concerned and was not covered by a notification filed with the French Data Protection Agency (CNIL