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When is an agreement not an agreement?
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 10 2014

Fordell Estates Limited v Deloitte LLP 2014 CSOH 55 considered whether the contents of email communications between chartered surveyors, as agents


Defamation on the internet - discovering the identity of wrongdoers
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 23 2014

The fallout from the defamatory allegations and innuendos directed at the late Lord McAlpine has highlighted the potential consequences of ill


Child's play
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 9 2013

The Office of Fair Trading has launched a consultation on proposals to provide protection for children in the marketing of online and app-based games


OFT publish final principles to ensure ‘appy gaming
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 4 2014

Following publication of their proposed principles in October 2013 for marketing online and app-based games, the OFT has recently published its


UK Government launches Cyber Essentials Scheme
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 19 2014

As of 1st October 2014 all suppliers bidding for certain types of government information handling contracts will require to be Cyber Essentials


ICO takes a common sense approach to being street-wise
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 23 2009

The ICO has today announced that a common sense approach should be taken when dealing with Google Street View


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


How much information are you really disclosing online? Almost certainly more than you think!
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 24 2010

The increase in use of social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter means that individuals are putting vast amounts of information about themselves online


Cookie crunch time: new advertising code fails to comply with EU cookie law?
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 14 2011

A self-regulatory code addressing online behavioural advertising, which has recently been adopted by a number of companies operating in the UK, is raising concerns of non-compliance with the new EU cookie law


Twitter isn't private! If you can’t tweet something nice, perhaps don't tweet at all...
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 10 2014

In a fresh warning to be careful what you post online, this week saw two individuals plead guilty to sending threatening tweets to feminist