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doihavedataprotectionobligations?
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 13 2013

For those who still think that a "Tweet" is a chirping noise made by a small bird, and couldn't tell Mark Zuckerberg from Mark Wahlberg, social


Under the radar: the scope of database rights
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 7 2013

The English Court of Appeal has recently confirmed the commercial and legal importance of database rights and, in particular, their relevance to the


ICO welcomes European Commission's proposals for new data protection regime
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 28 2012

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has welcomed the recent proposals put forward by the European Commission for a new EU data protection system to be created, in order to meet the needs of the increasingly advanced digital age


Social advertising - how obvious need it be?
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 20 2012

Recently, celebrities Katie Price and Rio Ferdinand posted a series of tweets on their respective twitter accounts that you might not have expected


Cookie monster takes the biscuit
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 25 2012

This weekend, the 12-month grace period for compliance with the new EU cookie rule comes to an end


40 of employers are at risk by not having a social media use policy
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 22 2011

Use of social media in the business context - including sites such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn - has become extremely popular in recent years


Left in the dark: Wikipedia embarks on blackout protest
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 18 2012

For a period of 24 hours, beginning at 5am on 18 January, Wikipedia has joined the blackout protest against U.S. anti-piracy campaigns


Can you tell your blogging employees to blog off?
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 15 2010

The issue of social networking in an employment context recently reared its head when Manchester United issued a web-statement advertising fans that none of the team's players' 'own' any social networking sites, despite the fact that at least three high-profile players were believed to run personal Twitter sites


The right approach for copyright?
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 18 2011

Today, Professor Ian Hargreaves of Cardiff University has published his report 'Digital Opportunity', a review and commentary on the current UK copyright law framework


Facebook - it's all fun and games until somebody loses an I.D.
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 19 2010

Social networking giant, Facebook, has admitted that some applications (or "apps") hosted on its site have been transmitting user-identifying information to online advertising and internet-tracking companies