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French Supreme Court upholds employer's access to employee emails
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • March 29 2010

The French Supreme Court (the Cour de Cassation) has confirmed the position of the Angers Court of Appeal, which ruled that an employer can freely access its employee's emails located on his company-issued computer


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


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


Advertisers on piracy websites are not accomplices to copyright infringement
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • April 12 2011

The French Supreme Court has affirmed the decision of the Court of Appeals and dismissed the claim of copyright holders that the advertisers on piracy websites should be considered accomplices to copyright infringement


French Supreme Court upholds right of company to access an employee's emails
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • March 9 2011

Confirming a line of French decisions, the French Supreme Court (Cour de Cassation) has rendered a decision on whether an employer may access its employee's emails in the workplace


Seizure of emails by the French Competition Authority are beyond the scope of the Data Protection Act
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • June 7 2010

The Versailles Court of Appeal has ruled that seizures carried out by the Competition Authority are not covered by the Data Protection Act


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


Search engine held liable by Paris Court of Appeal for copyright infringement
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • May 4 2011

In four decisions dated 14 January 2011, the Paris Court of Appeal held Google Inc. and Google France liable for copyright infringement and ordered them to pay an aggregate sum of 510,000


Search engine exempt from liability
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • April 4 2011

On 26 January 2011, the Paris Court of Appeal ruled that "Google Images" is an information society service and thus benefits from the exemption from liability provided for under the LCEN for internet intermediaries