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The French “three strikes” system is raised from the dead

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • France
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  • December 14 2009

On 22 September, the French Parliament passed a bill providing a new version of the "three strikes" system against persistent illegal filesharers

Paris court applies US fair use law to Google Image search

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
  • -
  • August 31 2008

In this case, the French Civil Court held that US law will apply in a copyright infringement case, even though the party suing was a French organisation

French Supreme Court rules against Tiscali in Lucky Comics hosting liability case

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
  • -
  • 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

French judge dismisses the claims of French families association against SecondLife

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
  • -
  • October 23 2007

On 2 July 2007, a summary judge of the Paris first instance tribunal rejected the claim of two families associations against Linden Research, the operators of the online virtual world, SecondLife, and various web access providers

New French law gives consumers greater rights

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • August 31 2008

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

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

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

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
  • -
  • 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

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

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • 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 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