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German court ruling on Facebook’s personal data gives legal certainty to Irish data controllers

  • Matheson
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  • Germany, Ireland
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  • September 12 2014

An order issued by the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner for the German state of Schleswig-Holstein ("ULD"), against the administrator of a

Can US law enforcement access information on Irish servers? the Microsoft saga

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • Ireland, USA
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  • September 11 2014

In the past few months, Ireland has found itself at the centre of an intense battle over whether US authorities can access data on Irish-based

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

Stopping screen scrapers: winning the website war

  • AO HALL Advocates
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  • Ireland
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  • June 4 2010

A recent decision issued by the Irish High Court is welcome news for all website owners

The Data Protection Directive, internet search engines & the right to be forgotten

  • William Fry
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • August 14 2013

In a recent opinion, an Advocate General of the EU Court of Justice, the EU's highest court, expressed the view that the EU Data Protection Directive

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

  • Matheson
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  • 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

Irish eyes may not smile on Facebook

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • September 24 2011

Is Facebook’s “Like” button legal?

Hogan Lovells white paper - government access to data in the cloud

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • May 23 2012

Cloud computing is revolutionizing the way companies use information technology

Facebook to improve its international privacy practices (again)

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
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  • Global, Ireland
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  • January 14 2012

Facebook has agreed to implement changes to its privacy practices and to be more transparent about how the data of its international users is used, as recommended in a recent report issued by the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner of Ireland (DPC