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The new guidelines for cookies, according to CNIL

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • January 20 2014

In Deliberation no. 2013-378 of December 5th (Deliberation), the French Commission on Information Technology and Liberties (CNIL) revised the

Blocking of unregulated gambling sites

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • May 17 2012

Decree No. 2011-2122 (the Decree), which sets out the framework for application of Article 61 of Law No. 2010-476 of 12 May 2010 on the introduction of competition and sector regulation of gambling and online gambling, was published on 30 December 2011

Web hosting provider must respond to a data subject's request for deletion

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • May 17 2012

The Court of Appeals of Montpellier ruled that an individual using a pseudonym on a public forum may request the web hosting provider of that forum to delete information about his real identity on the basis of Law No. 78- 17 of 6 January 1978 (the French Data Privacy Law

Search engines for real estate advertisements deemed lawful

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • May 3 2012

Several websites (the Websites) have been sued for automatically listing real estate advertisements posted on other websites and providing links to the web pages where the advertisements are posted

Organisation in charge of collecting the private copying levy held liable for damages

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
  • -
  • March 28 2012

Since France's rate for the private copy levy is one of the highest in Europe, Rueducommerce, an e-commerce website, argued that it lost customers because online merchants located in other EU Member States which do not have such a levy system can sell their goods at a lower price compared to online merchants located in France

Fine imposed for disparaging former employer online

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • March 16 2012

Believing his dismissal was unjustified, a former employee of an insurance company created a new social networking profile and used a pseudonym to disparage his former employer

Registrar has no obligation to block a domain name

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
  • -
  • February 9 2012

The French Network Information Centre (Association Française pour le Nommage Internet en Coopération or AFNIC) is a non-profit association that manages the .fr and .re domain name registries and is the governmentappointed registry for the .fr top-level domain name (TLD

Douai Court of Appeal condemns company for abusive indexing

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
  • -
  • January 19 2012

A company, Saveur Bière, created numerous websites whose sole purpose was to link to the main website of the company

CNIL guidance on cookies

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
  • -
  • January 19 2012

On 26 October 2011, the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) published a guidance on how to interpret the new article 32 II of the French Data Privacy Act (Loi relative à l’informatique, aux fichiers et aux libertés) - which implements the "Telecom Package" in France

Travel websites held liable for unfair practices

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • January 12 2012

On 4 October 2011, the Paris Court held three travel websites liable for unfair practices for posting misleading information on their websites regarding the availability of hotel rooms