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doihavedataprotectionobligations?
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 13 2013

For those who still think that a "Tweet" is a chirping noise made by a small bird, and couldn't tell Mark Zuckerberg from Mark Wahlberg, social


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


Twitter isn't private! If you can’t tweet something nice, perhaps don't tweet at all...
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 10 2014

In a fresh warning to be careful what you post online, this week saw two individuals plead guilty to sending threatening tweets to feminist


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


Flash cookies: is the EU about to make them crumble?
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 13 2010

Today, "cookies" are an essential function of many websites seeking to sell products and services to their users; however, since their "birth", cookies have created privacy issues due to their user behaviour tracking capabilities


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


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'


ICO welcomes European Commission's proposals for new data protection regime
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 28 2012

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has welcomed the recent proposals put forward by the European Commission for a new EU data protection system to be created, in order to meet the needs of the increasingly advanced digital age


ICC comes to terms with the "cookie conundrum" and issues guidance
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 5 2012

The International Chamber of Commerce UK (“ICC UK”) has launched an official guide to help companies comply with new EU rules on the use of website cookies