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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


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


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


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


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


Can you tell your blogging employees to blog off?
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 15 2010

The issue of social networking in an employment context recently reared its head when Manchester United issued a web-statement advertising fans that none of the team's players' 'own' any social networking sites, despite the fact that at least three high-profile players were believed to run personal Twitter sites


Facebook - it's all fun and games until somebody loses an I.D.
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 19 2010

Social networking giant, Facebook, has admitted that some applications (or "apps") hosted on its site have been transmitting user-identifying information to online advertising and internet-tracking companies


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


OFT says that business compliance online does not click
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 12 2011

The OFT has published its strategy, entitled "Protecting Consumers Online", which aims to enhance the level of online consumer protection offered in the UK