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No need to have signed on the dotted line

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 18 2009

The High Court in England has held that a contract had been formed and was in force, even though neither party had signed it

Previous Phorm?

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 6 2009

The Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) have published a new set of Good Practice Principles in relation to Behavioural Advertising, an increasingly popular way of targeting advertising to internet users

ICO takes a common sense approach to being street-wise

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 23 2009

The ICO has today announced that a common sense approach should be taken when dealing with Google Street View

Under the radar: the scope of database rights

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 7 2013

The English Court of Appeal has recently confirmed the commercial and legal importance of database rights and, in particular, their relevance to the

Profits from bitcoins when mined are not all yours, say HMRC

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 5 2014

This week saw the release of an HMRC Brief withdrawing plans to make digital currency (of which the best known is Bitcoin), chargeable to VAT. In

Correspondence or contract?

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 29 2009

The recent Court of Session case of Baillie Estates Limited v. Du Pont (UK) Limited, decided in June 2009, highlights the danger of negotiating a contract by email

A picture is worth two thousand... pounds

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 8 2009

Getty Images, the stock photography agency, has won another litigation dispute over unauthorised use of one of its digital images

Contentious clauses, Lord Lucas and better broadband - welcome to Digital Britain

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 22 2010

The controversial clause of the Digital Economy Bill which allows the Secretary of State to make changes to copyright law using secondary legislation, is to be diluted after a severe backlash from consumer groups, members of the public, businesses and several members of the House of Lords

Court saves Oink creator's bacon in file-sharing ‘ambush'

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 18 2010

The creator of the BitTorrent tracking site Oink's Pink Palace (Oink), Alan Ellis, has been cleared of conspiracy to defraud the music industry by a jury at Teesside Crown Court

Flash cookies: is the EU about to make them crumble?

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 13 2010

Today, "cookies" are an essential function of many websites seeking to sell products and services to their users; however, since their "birth", cookies have created privacy issues due to their user behaviour tracking capabilities