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France: right to be forgotten Google France not liable

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • France
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  • February 9 2015

In a November 2014 decision, a French judge ruling in injunctive proceedingsreconsidered the position previously adopted by the Paris Civil Court in

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

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

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

Recent Amazon decision: France is stepping up its fight against e-commerce sites’ unfair terms of use

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • France
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  • February 5 2009

Over the past few years, French courts have held as illicit or abusive many clauses contained in terms of use of Internet access providers and e-commerce sites, such as Free, CDDiscount, SFR, Tiscali, AOL, Orange, and Neuf Cegetel

Paris Court of Appeal orders video-sharing website Dailymotion to pay substantial damages for failure to promptly remove infringing content

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • France
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  • December 16 2014

In a recent decision of the Paris Court of Appeal dated 2 December 2014, the French video-sharing website Dailymotion was held liable to pay more

France: right to be forgotten application of the balancing test derived from the Google v. Costeja case

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • France
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  • February 10 2015

In a December 2014 decision, a French judge ruling in injunctive proceedings gave a new and interesting illustration of how national judges may use

User-generated content and ISP liability in France

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
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  • February 4 2009

The question of liability of internet service providers has become a crucial issue worldwide due in particular to the recent development of the web 2.0 and the increase in the popularity of peer to peer file sharing

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

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