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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


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


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


Digital Britain: final report
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 27 2009

The UK Government published its final Digital Britain report on 16 June 2009


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


Targeting the targeters: will there be new rules governing online targeted advertising?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 27 2009

Will the OFT issue new rules regarding online targeted advertising?


Sponsored links are online customers being treated fairly?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 27 2009

The FSA and the OFT issue guidance on serving sponsored links to customers


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


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