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Maverick Twitter account shot down
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 3 2014

There was outrage on social media this week when a Twitter account which was being used to tweet the film Top Gun was suspended after the film studio


No need to have signed on the dotted line
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 18 2009

The High Court in England has held that a contract had been formed and was in force, even though neither party had signed it


A picture is worth two thousand... pounds
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 8 2009

Getty Images, the stock photography agency, has won another litigation dispute over unauthorised use of one of its digital images


Because I say so - the Digital Economy Bill takedown rules
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2010

Amendments made last week to the Digital Economy Bill have the potential seriously to impact upon the ability of sites such as YouTube to show freely content posted by users


An artistic licence? The Digital Economy Bill is published
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 26 2009

The UK Parliament has now published the Digital Economy Bill, which makes a number of controversial amendments to the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 and includes key provisions relating to the regulation of online file-sharing and copyright protection and licensing generally


OFT cuts to the core of Apple's terms of business
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 7 2009

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has announced that Apple Inc, the software and hardware giant, has agreed to change its contractual terms and conditions to make them fairer for consumers


Music company goes crazy over dancing baby
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • March 11 2010

US mum Stephanie Lenz filmed her toddler dancing to the Prince song "Let's Go Crazy" and posted the clip on YouTube for family and friends to see


To disclose or not to disclose? How do you solve a problem like the anonymous poster?
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • May 12 2010

Media companies frequently receive demands to remove inappropriate content, posted by users, from their websites


Taking more than the biscuit?
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 10 2010

Today "cookies" are an essential function of many websites seeking to sell products and services to their users


Cookie breathing space
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 25 2011

Following on from our e-update on the new EU cookie Regulations, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has published further guidance on how businesses should implement the regulations, and it is giving website owners 12 months to comply with the new law