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IT & Outsourcing bulletin - a round-up of developments
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 4 2014

This IT and Outsourcing e-bulletin contains summaries of recent developments in law and regulation in the EU and the UK: 1. Government plans to


TMT past, present and future: UKEU review of 2012 and preview of 2013
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 15 2013

No duty to monitor" extended to social networks: In February 2012, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("ECJ") ruled that the owner of an


IT and Outsourcing e-bulletin - 31 May 2013
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 31 2013

The UK Supreme Court has provisionally concluded that temporary copies of copyrighted materials created through web-browsing do not infringe


Throttled VoIP providers risk losing their voice
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 30 2012

The Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications ("BEREC") has submitted the preliminary findings of its investigation into internet traffic management practices to the European Commission


A round-up of developments
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 24 2012

In the case of SAS Institute v World Programming Limited, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the "CJEU") has considered the limited extent to which certain elements of a computer program enjoy copyright protection


Court of Appeal dismisses ISP judicial review
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 30 2012

The Court of Appeal has dismissed BT's and TalkTalk's challenge to the enforceability of obligations imposed on ISPs under the Digital Economy Act 2010 relating to unlawful file-sharing by subscribers and has confirmed that such obligations comply with EU law


Cookie Law enforcement: coming soon to a website near you!
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 21 2012

The deadline for compliance with the new "Cookie Law", requiring user consent for the use of cookies on websites is approaching on 26 May 2012


Government asks Ofcom to review Digital Economy Act
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2011

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has asked Ofcom to assess whether the provisions in the Digital Economy Act relating to the blocking of access to websites accused of filesharing are practicable


Electronic Money Regulations: making virtual money
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2011

The Electronic Money Regulations 2011 (SI 201199) (the "Regulations") were published on 18 January 2011


Online service provider held liable for copyright infringements of its users
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 13 2010

High Court finds NewzBin liable for copyright infringements committed by users of its index and search service