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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


‘Reform EU cloud protection rules or risk missing out on billions of euros’ worth of revenue’
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • August 4 2015

The European Union economy stands to miss out on the benefits of cloud technology, as legislative measures across the individual Member States act to


European Court of Human Rights finds website operators responsible for user comments
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • August 6 2015

In the recent case of Delfi v Estonia 2015 (no. 6456909), the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), which is part of the Council of Europe


European court moves to protect online selling
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, France
  • October 20 2011

Following are links to the decision of the European Court in the Pierre Fabre case (referral from the French Court of Appeal), which concerned an absolute ban on selling products other than in the physical presence of a qualified pharmacist - hence an absolute ban on Internet sales


French data protection authority ramps up inspections for 2014 - will it be a knock on the door or a "remote audit"?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, France
  • May 2 2014

At the end of April, the French data protection authority (CNIL) released its inspection schedule for 2014 (the Schedule), promising to carry out


How new EU guidance on the Consumer Rights Directive will impact online digital content providers
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • June 20 2014

Following on from the Guidance Note we recently published on this topic (available here), new consumer rights have now been introduced on an EU-wide


European Commission shows concern over the slow development of the Do-Not-Track standard
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • November 14 2012

Neelie Kroes, Vice President of the European Commission, has signalled her concern over the progress of the adoption of the Do-Not-Track (DNT) standard, which is being developed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) as a universal mechanism to communicate relevant consent or lack of consent to the tracking of individuals’ web data


ISO develops the first privacy-specific cloud standard
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • January 5 2015

Earlier in 2014, the International Standards Organisation (ISO) developed a new voluntary standard, ISO 27018 (Standard), establishing commonly


The customer’s always right how new UK consumer regulations will affect online digital content providers
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 8 2014

On 13 June 2014, the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 (the Regulations) will come into force


New German VAT rules in eCommerce as of January 2015
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • November 28 2014

Although online shop providers had to implement extensive changes to consumer rights (in particular, the new rules regarding the right of withdrawal