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Network interference - a legal guide to the commercial risks and rewards of the social media phenomenon
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 22 2014

Social media is a revolution in the way in which corporations communicate with consumers. This White Paper will help you to maximise the huge

The European Cloud Initiative: Will Data Protection Requirements Cause Stormy Weather?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • May 17 2016

The European Commission (EC) recently proposed the European Cloud Initiative (ECI): a plan to create a world-class data infrastructure to store

Hyperlinking to unauthorised content does not itself constitute copyright infringement, says Advocate General
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • April 25 2016

The Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) has stated in a legal opinion that posting a link to a website that contains "freely

Advocate General’s opinion states that IP addresses are Personal Data
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • May 19 2016

On 12 May, the Advocate General’s (AG) opinion in Case C-58214 Patrick Breyer v Germany was released, stating that dynamic IP addresses should be

The EU Cyber Security Directive: latest developments
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • March 27 2014

The Cyber Security Directive (formally known as the Network & Information Security Directive) (the Directive) was considered by the European

Update on the UK’s Information Commissioner, IP Addresses and Russia’s ‘Right to be Forgotten’ Laws
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Russia, United Kingdom
  • March 23 2016

With the Privacy Shield, the Umbrella Agreement and the GDPR capturing significant attention, it would be easy to overlook some of the other

By jointly tackling Facebook, French regulators set an example to large international digital media companies - First prominent enforcement measure after the Safe Harbor invalidation
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • February 11 2016

On February 8 and 9, 2016, the French Directorate-General for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Prevention of Fraud (the 'DGCCRF') and the French

What the “EU-U.S. Privacy Shield,” the New Safe Harbor, Means for Your Business
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • February 16 2016

European Union and United States authorities have announced the "EU-U.S. Privacy Shield," a new transatlantic data transfer framework to replace Safe

Court ruling reinforces the 'right to be forgotten' on social media sites
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Ireland
  • November 11 2013

The "right to be forgotten" is a hot topic of discussion in the context of imminent EU Data Protection Reform. Article 17 of the new EU General Data

European Union harmonizes the approach to sentencing cybercriminals
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • September 3 2013

In early July, the European Parliament adopted a new directive harmonizing the criminal laws relating to cyberattacks (Directive). It will replace