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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

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

From the right to be forgotten to the right to an “e-reputation’’: first enforceability ordered by French court under penalty

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • European Union, France
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  • December 16 2014

A few months after the European Court of Justice ruled on May 13, 2014 that search engines are considered personal data controllers under the EU Data

French court orders the blockade on The Pirate Bay

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • January 14 2015

France has become the latest of a long list of countries to have blocked access to The Pirate Bay website following a ruling of the Paris Court

Facebook steps in, with the French government, against cyberbullying

  • Ichay & Mullenex Avocats
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  • France
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  • May 5 2011

On April 12, 2011, Eric Debarieux officially provided his report on harassment in school to the Education Minister, Luc Chatel

Netflix marches into Europe

  • Bryan Cave LLP
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  • France
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  • November 5 2014

The American video streaming service Netflix has completed the first phase of its European expansion, with launches in France, Germany, Austria

“Toubon Law” 20 years on: the cyber economy and France’s law on the mandatory use of the French language

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • France
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  • February 1 2015

In 1994, France implemented a law, known as the "Toubon Law" after France's then-minister of Culture, Jacques Toubon, to preserve the French language

Peer to peer (P2P) legislation

  • Abril Abogados
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  • Canada, France, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
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  • December 13 2012

Since 2006, when the first European Regulation against illegal downloading was enacted by Finland, most of EU Member States have followed the example

Online copyright infringement: when Google images finally meets French law

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • March 9 2011

While Google’s exemption from liability for trademark infringement through its AdWords service has now been well established by the Supreme Court, the situation with regard to copyright infringement remains more uncertain. The latest service to be considered is the Google Images search, in regard to which the Paris Court of Appeal recently issued a long-awaited ruling

The global employer: the social media issue

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 25 2012

Social media is changing the way that we communicate, work and do business, wherever we are in the world