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Rapidshare held liable for user generated content that infringed copyright
  • Bird & Bird
  • Germany
  • February 4 2009

In Germany it is an established principle that a host can be made liable to monitor user generated content that infringes copyright


Recent German court judgments question legitimacy of image searches
  • Bird & Bird
  • Germany
  • February 4 2009

In five parallel proceedings against Google and ISPs using search engines of different providers, the Hamburg Regional Court decided that an image search facility infringes German copyright law (308 O 4206, 308 O 24807, 308 O 11506, 308 O 11306, 308 O 40406


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


Nieuwe regels consumentenrecht nu alweer gewijzigd. Wijziging inzake streaming en vertegenwoordiging
  • Bird & Bird
  • Netherlands
  • June 4 2015

Op 13 juni 2014 traden de nieuwe consumentenregels in werking voor o.a. verkoop op afstand (via webshops, telemarketing e.d.) en colportage. Deze


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


France: CNIL cookie compliance inspections as from October 2014
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • July 23 2014

On 11 July 2014, the French Data Protection Authority ("CNIL") announced future enforcement actions in relation to cookies (article available in


Go-ahead voor modernisering nederlands kansspelbeleid
  • Bird & Bird
  • Netherlands
  • September 26 2014

11 juli 2014 heeft de ministerraad akkoord gegeven voor de modernisering van het Nederlandse kansspelbeleid. Om die modernisering in gang te zetten


ICO website cookie changes
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • February 4 2013

The ICO website has changed the way in which it sets cookies and the way in which it informs and seeks consent from its users. The website now sets


German Data Protection Authority goes head to head with Facebook on pseudonymous accounts
  • Bird & Bird
  • Germany
  • February 4 2013

Facebook Inc. (US) and Facebook Ltd. (Ireland) have come into major conflict with the Schleswig Holstein Data Protection Commissioner (ULD) as well