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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


Ofcom releases draft code on ISP' initial obligations under the Digital Economy Act
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 6 2010

Ofcom is consulting on a draft code of practice to underpin the initial obligations imposed on internet service providers (ISPs) by the Digital Economy Act 2010 (the Act) to reduce online copyright infringement


The UK government consults on revised proposals for legislation on illicit file-sharing
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 27 2009

Recent proposals may lead to duties being imposed on Ofcom and on internet service providers (ISPs) to police illicit file-sharing, in order to enhance online copyright protection


Food for thought: new cookie rules come into force in the UK
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 1 2011

The Electronic Communications and Wireless Telegraphy Regulations 2011 and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 came into effect on 26 May 2011 in the UK, implementing into national law amendments made to the EU Communications Framework in 2009


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


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


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


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


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