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Network interference - a legal guide to the commercial risks and rewards of the social media phenomenon

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 22 2014

Social media is a revolution in the way in which corporations communicate with consumers. This White Paper will help you to maximise the huge

Copyright laws and the digital world: in sync or badly dubbed?

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 20 2014

“The latest YouTube sensation” has become common parlance for videos and increasingly, people are becoming an instant worldwide hit. The likes of

Copyright, streaming websites and website blocking orders: where are we now?

  • Wedlake Bell
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 18 2014

In the recent case of Paramount Home Entertainment International Ltd and others v British Sky Broadcasting Ltd and others1, the High Court granted

The cache - websites and the law

  • SGH Martineau
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 7 2012

I want to put together an online Christmas and January sales brochure

Setting the record straight in the DCMA: UK blogger censored by questionable use of US copyright law

  • Foley Hoag LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • August 14 2013

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is sometimes criticized for creating more problems than it solves. Section 512 of the DMCA provides a

Digital and social media rights: playing the advantage or should we call foul?

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 15 2014

Football fans' excitement as the long, dark 33 days without top class football finally ended with the start of the Premier League season on 16 August

The Court of Appeal confirms that obligations imposed under the Digital Economy Act 2010 upon ISPs relating to unlawful file-sharing by their subscribers comply with EU law

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 16 2012

The Court of Appeal has dismissed BT's and TalkTalk's challenge to the enforceability of obligations imposed on ISPs under the Digital Economy Act 2010 relating to unlawful file-sharing by subscribers and has confirmed that such obligations comply with EU law

ISPs are the new targets in copyright infringement cases - 20th Century Fox Film Corp & others v British Telecommunications plc

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 10 2012

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, together with other film makers and distributors (the Studios) sued the major internet service provider (ISP) British Telecommunications Plc (BT) under Section 97A of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act (CDPA) 1988

You've been framed! High Court issues ISP blocking order

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 21 2014

The High Court has again shown its support for copyright holders, granting six major film companies blocking orders under the Copyright, Designs and

High Court orders BT to block its customers from accessing an unlawful file sharing site

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 10 2011

In the first decision of its kind in the UK, the High Court has held that an Internet Service Provider ("ISP"), in this case BT, must block its customers from accessing an unlawful file sharing site (www.newzbin.com) on the basis that, under s97A Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 ("CDPA"), BT had "actual knowledge" of its customers using its service to infringe copyright (in this case the copyright in films and television programmes owned by certain well-known studios