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New French law gives consumers greater rights

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
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  • April 28 2008

In December 2007 the French Parliament adopted new legislation to develop competition for the benefit of consumers

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

The liability of hosting service providers: what’s new under French law?

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
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  • April 28 2008

A large number of significant judicial decisions have been made by French judges in the past few months relating to Web 2.0

User-generated content and ISP liability in France

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
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  • February 4 2009

The question of liability of internet service providers has become a crucial issue worldwide due in particular to the recent development of the web 2.0 and the increase in the popularity of peer to peer file sharing

Paris Court of Appeal holds that Dailymotion is a host and did not have knowledge of infringing material

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
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  • October 27 2009

The Paris Court of Appeal has held, overruling a previous First Instance Court decision, that the Dailymotion video sharing website was not liable for copyright infringement since it had not received adequate notification that content posted to its website by users was unlawful

The Dailymotion case: a tough decision for internet hosting providers?

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
  • -
  • October 24 2007

Dailymotion is a free-of-charge website allowing internet users to host, store, upload and comment upon their personal videos

The last twists and turns of the Google saga

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
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  • April 27 2007

In the last six months there have been new developments in the “Google saga” regarding the liability of Google for its AdWords services

France: CNIL publishes new cookie guidance

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
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  • December 18 2013

On December 17, 2013, the French Data Protection Authority - CNIL - published its new cookie guidance

French Supreme Court decision in website scraping case confirms narrow scope of database rights

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
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  • October 27 2009

The French Supreme Court has dismissed a claim that an aggregation service that extracted real estate advertisements from websites infringed database right

French Supreme Court refers Google AdWords questions to European Court of Justice

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • European Union, France
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  • August 31 2008

The French Cour de Cassation has recently referred to the European Court of Justice several questions concerning the use of Google AdWords