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Web hosting provider must respond to a data subject's request for deletion
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • May 17 2012

The Court of Appeals of Montpellier ruled that an individual using a pseudonym on a public forum may request the web hosting provider of that forum to delete information about his real identity on the basis of Law No. 78- 17 of 6 January 1978 (the French Data Privacy Law


Online gambling: first decision applying the 12 May 2010 act
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • October 25 2010

The Paris TGI has ruled that several French internet service providers (ISPs) have to block the access to Stanjames.com (a Maltese company) within the next two months


Streaming music website ordered to pay 1 million in damages
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • June 15 2011

The Court of Appeal of Paris has confirmed a court decision sentencing the creators of "radioblobclub.fr", a website for streaming music, to pay 1 million in damages to two collecting societies as a result of their "unlawful exploitation of musical works" without first securing from the rights holders the rights to stream


French administrative court confirms CNIL decision sanctioning violation of "right to be forgotten" by online case law database
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • July 8 2015

On 23 March 2015, the Conseil d'Etat, the highest administrative court in France and the court of appeal for CNIL's decisions, confirmed a CNIL


Whistleblowing systems: the CNIL takes a new step toward more flexibility
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • February 19 2014

On 30 January 2014, the French Data Protection Authority (the CNIL) issued a deliberation no. 2014-042, once again modifying the deliberation no


Blocking of unregulated gambling sites
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • May 17 2012

Decree No. 2011-2122 (the Decree), which sets out the framework for application of Article 61 of Law No. 2010-476 of 12 May 2010 on the introduction of competition and sector regulation of gambling and online gambling, was published on 30 December 2011


Court decides case on "identical" price comparison websites
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • November 25 2011

A summary judgment of the Paris Commercial Court dated 6 July 2011 ruled that two price comparison travel websites could co-exist and the presence of identical raw data such as flights and hotel deals on both websites did not amount to unfair competition


Court of Appeal rules on software implementation contract
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • March 23 2012

On 25 November 2011, the Court of Appeal of Poitiers reversed the decision of the Court of Niort dated 14 December 2009, which had concluded that IBM was guilty of fraudulent concealment at the expense of MAIF, a French insurance company, in relation to the signing of a software implementation contract


Court of Appeal dismisses application questioning constitutionality of the online gaming law
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • November 25 2011

In a decision dated 28 June 2011, the Paris Court of Appeal refused to admit the application for a priority preliminary ruling on the issue of constitutionality (question prioritaire de constitutionnalité or QPC) raised by Darty Telecom regarding Articles 61 and 69 of the Law dated 12 May 2010 concerning the opening of the market of online gaming


Scope of the authorisation to broadcast a person's image
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • May 11 2012

The French Supreme Court (Cour de cassation) has rendered a decision relating to the scope of the authorisation to broadcast a person's image under French contract law