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13 complaints before the ECtHR against France and its Surveillance Law
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, France
  • April 25 2016

In July 2015, France passed a new law that regulated intelligence activities and provided a legal framework for intelligence agencies to implement


Deep linking may not constitute copyright infringement
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • July 2 2010

The Court of First Instance of Nanterre has ruled that a web portal that provides a deep link to the website of a software developer where the latter's software can be downloaded does not constitute copyright infringement


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


Paris Court of Appeal decision on unauthorised access to IT system
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • November 19 2009

The Paris Court of Appeal ruled that Damien Bancal, a French journalist writing for "zataz.com", an internet magazine specialising in cybercrime, was guilty of fraudulent access to an IT system and was fined 2,000


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


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


Paris High Court applies French law in book scanning case
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • March 22 2010

The 3rd Chamber of the Paris High Court (the Tribunal de Grande Instance de Paris) decided to apply French law to a case involving Google and French book editors


Supreme Court rules on employer's access to employee's "personal" files on company-issued computers
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • January 4 2010

The Labour chamber of the French Supreme Court ruled that an employer is entitled to open an employee's file stored on the employee's computer, which is not clearly marked as personal


Court rules whistle-blower system illegal
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • February 15 2010

The French Cour de Cassation (the Supreme Civil Court) has ruled that the whistle-blower system implemented by a company was illegal