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Online behavioral advertising: European Commission launches infringement proceedings against the UK

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • April 17 2009

Following numerous complaints about the use of behavioral advertising technology by internet service providers, the European Commission (the "Commission") launched infringement proceedings against the United Kingdom for an alleged failure to keep people’s online details confidential

Privacy vs online behavioural advertising: is it legal?

  • Dentons
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • April 17 2009

Google recently announced that it has begun showing web surfers "interest-based ads"

EU data protection opinion on behavioural ads & cookies clarifying or confusing?

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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  • European Union
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  • July 27 2010

Anybody who recalls the Tom Cruise scene in Minority Report, where he is bombarded by marketing messages in response to the scanning of his "new" eyes by each store he passes, will have an idea of one possible advertisers' utopia

Article 29 Data Protection Working Party opinion on online behavioral advertising

  • Venable LLP
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  • European Union
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  • August 2 2010

The European Union's ("EU") Article 29 Data Protection Working Party on June 22, 2010 adopted an opinion (the "Opinion") to clarify how EU law applies to online behavioral advertising ("OBA"

Facebook amend privacy settings following an unpleasant poke from EU privacy protectors

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • European Union
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  • July 5 2010

The social networking site Facebook has reacted to strong criticism from the Article 29 Working Party by overhauling its privacy settings to make them simpler

EU regulations, state legislation and increased litigation are 2014’s big privacy issues

  • Davis & Gilbert LLP
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  • European Union, USA
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  • May 2 2014

Privacy and data security issues did not need any help in 2013 garnering attention from decision makers. Nonetheless, these issues skyrocketed with

European Commission consultation on the future of electronic commerce

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • November 4 2010

Electronic Commerce amounts to less than 2 per cent of total retail service sales in the European Union

Technology Annual Review

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • March 11 2011

A month by month review of selected technology legal news from 2010

AdTech and monetization - June 10, 2014

  • Herzog Fox & Neeman
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  • European Union, USA
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  • June 10 2014

We have previously reported that starting July 1, 2014, the Microsoft’ anti-malware component “Security Essentials” will stop any adware it detects

Copyright Developments in Europe - UK Hargreaves Review of IP

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • July 19 2011

On 18 May 2011 Professor Hargreaves published his Review on Intellectual Property and Growth