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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


Digital Economy Act 2010
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 13 2010

The Digital Economy Bill received Royal Assent on 8 April 2010 as part of the pre-election "wash-up" procedure prior to the dissolution of Parliament


Consumers that cancel distance contracts to be reimbursed initial delivery costs
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 13 2010

The ECJ has confirmed that consumers should be reimbursed for any initial delivery costs on cancellation of a distance contract


Net neutrality: a round-up of recent regulatory developments
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 31 2011

The common theme underlying the various definitions of net neutrality is that companies offering internet services should treat all web traffic equally, regardless of the content type or origin and should not block, degrade or charge for any lawful content


IT & outsourcing e-bulletin a round-up of developments
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 6 2013

On 7 June, the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators ("ICSA") published a guidance note for company boards addressing issues around


IT & outsourcing e-bulletin - a round-up of developments
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 31 2012

Ofcom has published a revised version of the Initial Obligations Code for ISPs and copyright owners in an effort to tackle online copyright infringement as per the provisions of the controversial Digital Economy Act


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


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


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