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Injunction granted to restrain ex-employees from using LinkedIn contacts

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 18 2013

The issues of ownership and use of LinkedIn contacts have been widely debated, but little judicial guidance exists. In Whitmar Publications Limited v

Italy implements Convention on cyber-crimes

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Italy
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  • May 6 2008

On 20 February 2008 the Italian Senate approved a bill ratifying the Convention on cyber-crimes, issued in November 2001

European Commission: published responses to report on online retailing of music and goods

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union
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  • October 16 2009

The European Commission has published the contributions from interested parties in response to the Online Commerce Roundtable Report on opportunities and barriers to online retailing

Sweden announces its proposal to fight illegal file-sharing

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Sweden
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  • April 28 2008

After considerable debate on how to implement the EU Enforcement Directive, the Swedish Government coalition parties have now published their joint approach on online copyright infringement

French judge dismisses the claims of French families association against SecondLife

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
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  • October 23 2007

On 2 July 2007, a summary judge of the Paris first instance tribunal rejected the claim of two families associations against Linden Research, the operators of the online virtual world, SecondLife, and various web access providers

Collective licensing of online music in Europe

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union
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  • November 3 2008

The European Commission has been at the forefront of recent rapid changes to online music licensing in Europe

Certain blogs of “special character” required to moderate forum members’ posts before publication

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Netherlands
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  • March 18 2008

On 1 November 2007, the Dutch court ruled that the Dutch paedophilia association Martijn must take measures to prevent pictures of the children of Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Maxima being published on a forum on their website

Federal Cartel Office launches survey on the effect of Amazon's price parity clause

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Germany
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  • June 19 2013

On 20 February 2013, the Federal Cartel Office ("FCO") initiated a survey of 2,400 sellers who sell their products through Amazon Marketplace in

Hamburg court rules on copyright liability of RapidShare

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Germany
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  • December 14 2009

In its judgment of 12 June 2009, the Regional Court of Hamburg granted an injunction (cease and desist order) in preliminary proceedings in favour of the German music collecting society GEMA against the Swiss filehoster RapidShare AG

OFT carries out a further web sweep analysis on internet shopping providers

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 28 2008

In March 2008, the Office of Fair Trading undertook an analysis of retail websites, to check whether their websites comply with various consumer regulations