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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

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

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 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 consults on commitments offered by Google

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union
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  • June 17 2013

The European Commission is proposing to accept commitments offered by Google in order to settle concerns that it may be abusing a dominant position

ECJ rules against collecting society in file sharer identification dispute

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, Spain
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  • March 18 2008

In a decision of 29 January 2008 the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that Member States are not obliged to create a legal duty on Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to disclose the personal details of file sharers to copyright owners whose rights have been infringed

Commission opens in-depth investigation into Google's proposed take over of DoubleClick

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, USA
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  • January 3 2008

The Commission has decided to open an in-depth investigation under the EU Merger Regulation into the proposed acquisition by US company Google of the online advertising technology company DoubleClick, also of the US

Two judgments of the Paris Civil Court of First Instance establish that Dailymotion is a hosting service provider

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
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  • August 31 2008

In the last edition of the newsletter we considered the recent developments in the law relating to providers of hosting services