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Previous Phorm?
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 6 2009

The Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) have published a new set of Good Practice Principles in relation to Behavioural Advertising, an increasingly popular way of targeting advertising to internet users


Defamation on the internet - discovering the identity of wrongdoers
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 23 2014

The fallout from the defamatory allegations and innuendos directed at the late Lord McAlpine has highlighted the potential consequences of ill


Never underestimate the power of Twitter
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 27 2014

Two individuals, who posted abusive and threatening tweets to the Twitter account of feminist campaigner Caroline Criado-Perez, were last week jailed


Left in the dark: Wikipedia embarks on blackout protest
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 18 2012

For a period of 24 hours, beginning at 5am on 18 January, Wikipedia has joined the blackout protest against U.S. anti-piracy campaigns


What's mine is mine and I shall hide it! Bitcoin and divorce
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 23 2014

It would appear that the law and the courts will yet again be fighting to catch up with technology as virtual currencies become a topic in divorce


Cyber attack - is your business protected?
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 30 2013

From advertising and selling to communicating with customers, the internet provides UK businesses with a wealth of opportunities. As a result


UK Government launches Cyber Essentials Scheme
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 19 2014

As of 1st October 2014 all suppliers bidding for certain types of government information handling contracts will require to be Cyber Essentials


All eyes on the cookie jar
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 11 2011

Further to our previous e-update, anyone with a website should be aware of the new EU rules (Directive 2009136EC) regarding the use of internet text-files called 'cookies'


Cookie crunch time: new advertising code fails to comply with EU cookie law?
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 14 2011

A self-regulatory code addressing online behavioural advertising, which has recently been adopted by a number of companies operating in the UK, is raising concerns of non-compliance with the new EU cookie law


The right approach for copyright?
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 18 2011

Today, Professor Ian Hargreaves of Cardiff University has published his report 'Digital Opportunity', a review and commentary on the current UK copyright law framework