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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

Data protection enforcement

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Germany
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  • April 4 2011

German online retailer Allmedia GmbH sent a cease and desist letter to a competitor for integrating Facebook's "like" button into its website

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

Will social media in the workplace make employers :) or :( ? (Part two)

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Hong Kong
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  • July 11 2013

So social media use creates risk in the workplace. Should employers ban it? Social media is part of how we live now; that's not left at the door when

Italian criminal court issues decision on spamming

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Italy
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  • April 4 2011

For the first time an Italian criminal court (in this case, the Criminal Court of Milan) has imposed criminal sanctions for spamming activities

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

A setback in copyright owners’ fight against illegal file-sharing

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Italy
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  • November 22 2007

The Court of Rome recently rejected requests for injunctions bought by a German record company and a Polish computer game producer (the “Copyright Holders”) against two Italian Internet Service Providers (the “ISPs”

The battle for a unified media market

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union
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  • January 8 2010

A common policy agenda for an efficient online media market is badly needed

Swedish courts impose strictest penalty ever on illegal file sharing

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Sweden
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  • August 31 2008

Traditionally, the penalty for illegal file sharing has been fines in Sweden

Brussels Court of Appeal decision - 28 January 2010

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Belgium
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  • April 21 2011

The Court of Appeal decided, before examining the technical feasibility of filtering measures, to seek a preliminary ruling from the Court of Justice of the European Union regarding whether a requirement on an Internet Access Provider to implement traffic-filtering mechanisms is consistent with EU legislation (and more precisely with its IP, e-Commerce, Data protection and e-Privacy regulations) as well as with the fundamental right of privacy and freedom of expression