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Digital Britain: final report

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 27 2009

The UK Government published its final Digital Britain report on 16 June 2009

Cyber crime: one of the biggest threats to UK national security?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 30 2010

The UK Government published its National Security Strategy in October 2010, setting out 15 priority risks to national security

Cookie Law enforcement: coming soon to a website near you!

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 21 2012

The deadline for compliance with the new "Cookie Law", requiring user consent for the use of cookies on websites is approaching on 26 May 2012

Digital Economy Act 2010

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 13 2010

The Digital Economy Bill received Royal Assent on 8 April 2010 as part of the pre-election "wash-up" procedure prior to the dissolution of Parliament

Government asks Ofcom to review Digital Economy Act

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 31 2011

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has asked Ofcom to assess whether the provisions in the Digital Economy Act relating to the blocking of access to websites accused of filesharing are practicable

The UK government consults on revised proposals for legislation on illicit file-sharing

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 27 2009

Recent proposals may lead to duties being imposed on Ofcom and on internet service providers (ISPs) to police illicit file-sharing, in order to enhance online copyright protection

Consumers that cancel distance contracts to be reimbursed initial delivery costs

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • May 13 2010

The ECJ has confirmed that consumers should be reimbursed for any initial delivery costs on cancellation of a distance contract

Ofcom releases draft code on ISP' initial obligations under the Digital Economy Act

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 6 2010

Ofcom is consulting on a draft code of practice to underpin the initial obligations imposed on internet service providers (ISPs) by the Digital Economy Act 2010 (the Act) to reduce online copyright infringement

TMT past, present and future: UKEU review of 2012 and preview of 2013

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 15 2013

No duty to monitor" extended to social networks: In February 2012, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("ECJ") ruled that the owner of an

IT & outsourcing e-bulletin a round-up of developments

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 6 2013

On 7 June, the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators ("ICSA") published a guidance note for company boards addressing issues around