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Internet users breathe a sigh of relief as European Court rules that internet browsing does not infringe copyright

  • Matheson
  • -
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • August 14 2014

If you are reading this on an internet browser you may be relieved to know that you are not infringing copyright law. Thanks to the recent Court of

District Judge upholds decision requiring Microsoft to provide Irish data to U.S. investigators

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • Ireland, USA
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  • August 4 2014

On July 31, Federal District Judge Loretta A. Preska (Southern District of New York) upheld the decision of a magistrate judge requiring Microsoft to

Google favour HTTPS encrypted websites in web search rankings

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • August 12 2014

Google has begun favouring HTTPS encrypted websites over the past few months by increasing the ranking algorithm to web pages that are encrypted with

Illegal search and seizure outside the US? A customer’s emails stored in Ireland must be disclosed to US government investigators

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • August 1 2014

A New York Court has held that Microsoft Corp must disclose to investigators the content of an unidentified customer's MSN.com web based email

The Data Protection Act: a stone to sling at the Facebook goliath?

  • Collyer Bristow LLP
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • July 22 2014

When you log into Facebook the first thing you see is your 'newsfeed': a seemingly random collection of messages, status updates and photographs

High Court allows DRI to join as amicus curiae to Facebook privacy case

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • July 21 2014

The High Court in Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner (No.2) 2014 IEHC 351has granted an order joining Digital Rights Ireland (DRI) as amicus

Forget me forget me not: the implications for internet search engines of the Google case

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • July 25 2014

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) decision in the Google case established the principle that individuals have the right in certain circumstances to

Damaged data first conviction for hijacked social media account

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • Ireland
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  • July 24 2014

The Irish Courts recently witnessed a new first when a man was convicted for causing criminal damage to a social media account

Cookie compliance: Data Protection Commissioner seeks clarification regarding implementation of cookie law

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • February 1 2013

The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) sent a letter to approximately 80 websites before Christmas, asking them to provide information

Google under scrutiny in privacy claim

  • William Fry
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  • Ireland
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  • February 12 2013

Over 70 users of Apple products have started to build a case against Google for reportedly circumventing data protection and privacy laws. It is