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EU Commission proposes a new Digital Single Market strategy for the EU some issues for the sports sector concerning 'unjustified' geo-blocking and copyright reform
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union
  • May 15 2015

On 6 May 2015 the European Commission issued a Communication setting out its vision for a new 'Digital Single Market' for the European Union. The key


The potential impact of the Telstra privacy decision on metadata
  • Bird & Bird
  • Australia
  • May 15 2015

Two years ago a journalist for the Sydney Morning Herald requested that Telstra provide copies of his personal information held by Telstra, including


German Federal "Trusted Cloud" project
  • Bird & Bird
  • Germany
  • May 6 2015

The German Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy has released on April 13, 2015, 12 papers on the legal framework for cloud computing, as part of


French Supreme Court strikes out limitation of liability provision from an it contract where the software publisher has breached a material obligation
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • June 4 2007

In a recent decision, the Commercial Chamber of the French Supreme Court held that the breach of a material obligation in an IT contract resulted in the limitation of liability provisions being unenforceable


French Conseil d'Etat rules that acceptance of ToU is not valid consent for receiving marketing e-mails
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • May 6 2015

By its decision dated 11 March 2015, the French Conseil d’Etat (Administrative Supreme Court) positioned itself on a very interesting issue of how an


International data protection enforcement bulletin January 2015
  • Bird & Bird
  • Australia, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Belgium, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France
  • January 30 2015

The individual was employed by the Department of Defence ("Defence"), and lodged a compensation claim as a result of an injury. Defence sought the


Cloud computing and privacy series: legal issues related to sensitive (health) data (part 6 of 6)
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union
  • December 22 2014

This sixth and final article of our cloud computing and privacy series (links to our previous articles below) discusses the legal issues related to


Data protection and distress: claims set to increase as Court of Appeal rules compensation available for claimants who have only suffered "moral damage"
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 2 2015

The Data Protection Act 1998 allows data subjects to claim compensation for breaches of the Act that cause distress, but only where the breach ‘also’


Royalties or business profit: double taxation of software licence fees
  • Bird & Bird
  • Poland
  • December 17 2010

The problem of international double taxation arose as a result of different methods of taxation used in different countries


Le Conseil d'Etat juge que l'acceptation des CGU n’est pas un consentement valable à la réception de prospection électronique
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • May 6 2015

Par une décision du 11 mars 2015, le Conseil d’Etat s’est prononcé sur une question très intéressante concernant les modalités selon lesquelles