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Privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 3 - October, 2014

  • Jones Day
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  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Taiwan, USA
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  • October 15 2014

On August 1, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued a report on mobile shopping applications. In it, the FTC found that such apps often fail to

Measures to limit online copyright infringement

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union, France
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  • November 19 2012

The creative industries argue that piracy costs the industry £400m a year in lost revenue

French court finds Google has editorial control over AdWords advertising

  • Portolano Cavallo Studio Legale
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  • France
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  • December 13 2011

On November 14 2011 the Tribunal de Grande Instance de Paris (TGI) ruled against Google France and Google Ireland, finding that their AdWords service allowed a company to use an individual’s name as a keyword to trigger links to an article and photographs that infringed the individual’s rights to private life

Google held liable for copyright infringement for bulk scanning of books

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • France
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  • February 28 2010

The Paris Court of First Instance's third chamber has ruled that Google Inc.’s bulk scanning of books for its Google Book Search website, done without permission from copyright holders, infringed the copyrights on hundreds of French books

The liability of hosting service providers: what’s new under French law?

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
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  • April 28 2008

A large number of significant judicial decisions have been made by French judges in the past few months relating to Web 2.0

The liability of service providers in the information society. Reflections about the judgment of the European Court of Justice delivered on 23 March 2010 in joined cases C-236 to 238 08 Google v Louis Vuitton and others before the CJ (formerly ECJ)

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, France
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  • June 21 2010

The liability of the company Google France as provider of data storage services online is analysed in the recent Judgment of the CJ in cases C-23608, C-23708 and C-23808

French Supreme Court: Google did not abuse dominant position

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • France
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  • June 3 2013

On 16 April 2013, the French Supreme Court upheld the Paris Court of Appeals decision of 16 November 2011, thus confirming that Google did not abuse

Opening up of the French online gambling market

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • France
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  • June 30 2010

The law on the opening up to competition and regulation of the online gambling market in France entered into force on 13 May 2010, following its publication in the French Official Journal (Law N2010-476 of 12 May 2010

New clarification concerning the (non-) liability of hosts

  • Bersay & Associes
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  • France
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  • November 26 2012

The French Supreme Court (Cour de cassation) handed down three rulings on 12 July 2012 in cases involving Google France and Google Inc. in particular

UFC que choisir a assigné Google, Facebook et Twitter devant le tribunal de grande instance de Paris pour que leurs conditions générales soient jugées abusives ou illicites

  • Granrut Avocats
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  • France
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  • April 17 2014

Elle se fonde pour cela sur les dispositions du Code de la consommation français qui permet aux associations de consommateurs d'agir en