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The perils of “revenge porn” part 2
  • Collyer Bristow LLP
  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Israel, Japan, Philippines, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 17 2014

In October 2013, I wrote about the recent emergence of revenge porn. This is the increasingly common problem faced by individuals, usually women, on

Customer reviews, what is the reputational risk to your business?
  • Schillings
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • October 10 2013

Reviews and customer feedback are inevitably tricky areas when trying to protect your brand's reputation, it's how you deal with them that counts

Social media - abuses in the school environment
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • June 23 2014

The NASUWT teachers union used its 2014 annual conference as an opportunity to draw attention to the impact that misuse of social media is having on

Bitcoin - calls for regulation - part eight
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Canada, European Union, Hong Kong, India, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 1 2014

"Virtual currencies", and bitcoin in particular, continued to attract a lot of attention. The sudden shutdowns of Mt. Gox (Japan), a large bitcoin

Peer to peer (P2P) legislation
  • Abril Abogados
  • Canada, France, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 13 2012

Since 2006, when the first European Regulation against illegal downloading was enacted by Finland, most of EU Member States have followed the example

Will the LinkedIn injunction come to Canada?
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • August 12 2013

While the Rolodex may be a thing of the past, its functional successor lives on in social networking sites such as LinkedIn. It's no surprise then

Immortal souls and standard form agreements: reminders after April Fools’ prank
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • May 11 2010

The purpose of a written agreement is to serve as evidence of the bargain reached between two or more parties, and it should always be carefully crafted to properly reflect their objectives

High Court strikes out libel claim brought after YouTube video removed
  • Kingsley Napley
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • February 13 2014

In the case of Jackson v Universal Music Operations Ltd (2014), following an application for summary judgment, the High Court struck out the libel

New UK web defamation rules for user content: what Canadian website operators need to know
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • February 13 2014

The UK Defamation Act 2013 (the "Act") came into effect on January 1, 2014. This Act includes a variety of reforms to the UK law of defamation

Global data & privacy update
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Canada, European Union, Germany, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 17 2014

It has been confirmed that the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) and UK parenting website Mumsnet have been hacked following the release of the