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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

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

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

French Supreme Court rules against Tiscali in Lucky Comics hosting liability case

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
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  • May 10 2010

In the first hosting liability case to reach the French Supreme Court, Tiscali has been held not to qualify as a host of personal web pages stored for its users

Injunction granted to restrain ex-employees from using LinkedIn contacts

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 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

Spanish authorities warn about the risks to privacy and security on social networks and suggest improvements in protection systems

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Spain
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  • April 15 2009

The National Communications Technology Institute (INTECO), in collaboration with the Spanish Data Protection Agency, has presented a report on the security and data privacy issues that arise from social networking sites, making a number of recommendations

An overview of published and proposed Swedish guidelines relating to the public sector use of social media

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Sweden
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  • November 2 2010

The ever-increasing uptake of the use of social media such as blogs, Facebook and similar services has naturally attracted the attention of Swedish public sector institutions