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Best practices for the online sale of medical drugs in France
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • September 27 2013

The online sale of medical drugs has been officially authorised in France following an ordinance of December 19th, 2012 (the "Ordinance") and its


Italy implements Convention on cyber-crimes
  • Bird & Bird
  • Italy
  • May 6 2008

On 20 February 2008 the Italian Senate approved a bill ratifying the Convention on cyber-crimes, issued in November 2001


Sweden announces its proposal to fight illegal file-sharing
  • Bird & Bird
  • Sweden
  • April 28 2008

After considerable debate on how to implement the EU Enforcement Directive, the Swedish Government coalition parties have now published their joint approach on online copyright infringement


New French law gives consumers greater rights
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • April 28 2008

In December 2007 the French Parliament adopted new legislation to develop competition for the benefit of consumers


OFT carries out a further web sweep analysis on internet shopping providers
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 28 2008

In March 2008, the Office of Fair Trading undertook an analysis of retail websites, to check whether their websites comply with various consumer regulations


The Byron Review: children, the internet and online games
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 28 2008

New media, in particular the internet and online games, offer children and young people numerous opportunities to learn and socialise, but can also present risks to their safety by exposing them to potentially harmful and inappropriate material


Sponsored search results do not infringe registered trade mark
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 28 2008

In a decision favourable to search engines, the English High Court has announced the first UK judgment on whether the use of keywords to generate sponsored search results amounts to trade mark infringement


British pregnancy advice service fined £200,000 by ICO for data breach
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • March 17 2014

The ICO has issued the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) with a fine for £200,000 after a malicious hacker gained access to the personal data


Gambling Commission issues advice on remote gambling equipment
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 28 2008

The Gambling Commission (the UK’s gambling regulator) has recently issued advice on those elements of a gambling system which amount to ‘remote gambling equipment’, as defined in the Gambling Act 2005


Dutch court upholds incorporation of online terms and conditions referred to in hard copy contracts
  • Bird & Bird
  • Netherlands
  • April 28 2008

Under Dutch law standard terms and conditions may be voidable if the other party has not been given sufficient opportunity to review these terms