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EU Commission Digital Single Market initiative: making the telecoms rules fit for purpose
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union
  • May 8 2015

As part of the Commission's Digital Single Market Proposals (see Bird & Bird press release) the Commission is aiming for a review of all existing EU

BrandWrites - May 2015
  • Bird & Bird
  • Australia, Belgium, China, European Union, Finland, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • May 7 2015

The Court of Appeal of England and Wales has found that the sale by the well-known retailer Topshop of a t-shirt bearing an image of the famous pop

New legislation on cookies and data breach notification
  • Bird & Bird
  • Netherlands
  • April 4 2011

On 3 November 2010, the Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation submitted a Bill to Parliament to amend the Telecommunications Act, introducing inter alia a consent requirement for the use of cookies, as well as a new notification obligation on telecoms and internet service providers in case of data security breaches

Social media and Game Retail Ltd v Laws UKEAT
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2015

The EAT has held that a dismissal for offensive tweets by an employee on his personal Twitter feed was potentially fair and that a tribunal had

Legal considerations on the Internet of Things: 2015 and beyond - part 2: data protection
  • Bird & Bird
  • USA
  • January 21 2015

The Article 29 Data Protection Working Party recently issued an Opinion (82014) in which they started to address some of the privacy related aspects

Controversial data retention laws proposed for Australia
  • Bird & Bird
  • Australia
  • January 20 2015

New data retention obligations to apply to telecommunications carriers, internet service providers and others have been proposed by the Australian

Net Neutrality Guidelines in the Netherlands come into force
  • Bird & Bird
  • Netherlands
  • May 27 2015

On May 15th, 2015 the Dutch Department of Economic Affairs took an exceptional step by issuing guidelines on net neutrality for the Authority for

Australia: controversial data retention laws seem less likely
  • Bird & Bird
  • Australia
  • February 18 2015

The Parliamentary Joint Committee's report on the federal government's proposed data retention scheme is scheduled to be tabled on 27 February - but

Ofcom launches strategic review of digital communications, consultation expected to begin shortly
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • March 20 2015

Ofcom has recently published the Terms of Reference for its Strategic Review of Digital Communications. The Review aims to ensure digital

Increased focus on e-commerce and payment of VAT
  • Bird & Bird
  • Denmark
  • June 17 2015

VAT is a constant issue to be considered for all internet-based businesses and e-commerce. Taxation of digital business and e-commerce is currently