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From the right to be forgotten to the right to an “e-reputation’’: first enforceability ordered by French court under penalty
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • European Union, France
  • December 16 2014

A few months after the European Court of Justice ruled on May 13, 2014 that search engines are considered personal data controllers under the EU Data


No reduced VAT rate for downloadable, streamable e-books
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, France, Luxembourg
  • July 31 2015

In March 2015, the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") ruled infringement procedures against France and Luxembourg (cases C-47913 and C-50213). In


Google held liable for copyright infringement for bulk scanning of books
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • France
  • February 28 2010

The Paris Court of First Instance's third chamber has ruled that Google Inc.’s bulk scanning of books for its Google Book Search website, done without permission from copyright holders, infringed the copyrights on hundreds of French books


Magazine fined for encouraging illegal downloads
  • Nomos
  • France
  • July 30 2015

The August and September issues of Téléchargement ("Download") magazine included several references that promoted software enabling illegal


Netflix marches into Europe
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • France
  • November 5 2014

The American video streaming service Netflix has completed the first phase of its European expansion, with launches in France, Germany, Austria


French football league draws in domain name recovery battle
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • June 9 2014

The French professional football league, the Ligue de Football Professionnel, recently attempted to recover two domain names corresponding to the designation of the French main football competition, the Ligue 1, using the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP


A free internet once again for France?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • France
  • January 9 2013

At the start of this year, the second-largest French ISP, Free, took the surprising decision to release an update for its customers which allowed them to


“Toubon Law” 20 years on: the cyber economy and France’s law on the mandatory use of the French language
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • France
  • February 1 2015

In 1994, France implemented a law, known as the "Toubon Law" after France's then-minister of Culture, Jacques Toubon, to preserve the French language


French court orders the blockade on The Pirate Bay
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • January 14 2015

France has become the latest of a long list of countries to have blocked access to The Pirate Bay website following a ruling of the Paris Court


Médiamétrie interferes with the management of media groups' trademarks on the internet
  • INLEX IP EXPERTISE
  • France
  • January 6 2014

With its new audience measuring system, Médiamétrie (a company specializing in audience monitoring and media market surveys in