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Reform of collecting societies

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • July 25 2014

A recently adopted EU Directive will overhaul the governance and functions of collective management organisations and will introduce a

Changes to competition law exemptions for technology agreements

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • July 25 2014

Agreements that have as their object or effect the restriction of competition are generally prohibited under EU competition law, subject to certain

Cookie compliance: Data Protection Commissioner seeks clarification regarding implementation of cookie law

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • February 1 2013

The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) sent a letter to approximately 80 websites before Christmas, asking them to provide information

Important changes to the law on cookies

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • July 4 2011

On 1 July 2011, important changes to existing laws on cookies were introduced by the EC (Electronic Communications Networks and Services) (Privacy and Electronic Communications) Regulations 2011 (the “Regulations”

CJEU decision authorises hyperlinks to freely available content

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • July 25 2014

On 13 February 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the "CJEU") delivered its judgment in the case of Svensson and Others v Retriever AB

New advertising rules for HFSS food and drink

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • June 27 2013

Restrictions on advertisements in Ireland for high in fat, salt or sugar ("HFSS ") food and drink products will come into effect on 2 September 2013

Loyaltybuild data breach: lessons for data controllers

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • December 19 2013

The recent data breach at Loyaltybuild will have made many companies who transfer customer personal data to third party service providers nervous

Telecommunications service providers and internet service providers - new mandatory security breach notification requirements

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 7 2011

On 1 July 2011, new obligations in respect of the reporting of data security breaches were introduced by the EC (Electronic Communications Networks and Services) (Privacy and Electronic Communications) Regulations 2011 (the “Regulations”

Article 29 Data Protection Working Party issues opinion on facial recognition in online and mobile services

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • July 20 2012

The Working Party (WP) has recently issued an Opinion on facial recognition in online and mobile services in recognition of the increase in the availability and accuracy of facial recognition technology in social media and smart phones in recent years

Annual Report of the Data Protection Commissioner for 2012

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • June 28 2013

The Data Protection Commissioner ("DPC") recently published his Annual Report for 2012. The report highlights how busy the DPC has been throughout