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Global privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 6 - May 2015
  • Jones Day
  • Argentina, Australia, Peru, Spain, Taiwan, United Kingdom, USA, Germany, Honduras, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Paraguay, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, European Union, France
  • May 13 2015

On February 11, the U.S. Government Accountability Office ("GAO") released its biennial High Risk List, which is "intended to help inform the


Global payments newsletter - October 2014
  • Hogan Lovells
  • South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, China, Ecuador, European Union, India
  • October 1 2014

On 12 September, the EU Presidency published a further compromise text on PSD2. The compromise text reflects further movement on a number of key


Regulators write to manufacturers to highlight concerns over connected devices
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Canada, European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 16 2015

The UK and Canadian data protection regulators have written to webcam manufacturers to highlight concerns about the safety of internet-connected


Court allows privacy claim to proceed against Google
  • Wortzmans
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • April 17 2015

This case involves claims against Google for breach of privacy related to its collection of browser-generated information ("BGI") from Safari users


U.K. defamation law may lead to greater protection for Canadian website operators
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • June 26 2012

Canadian website operators may indirectly benefit from proposed legislation in the United Kingdom increasing protection in that country from liability for user content


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


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


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


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


The “world wide” web: a recent UK approach to determining copyright jurisdiction
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • June 23 2015

Determining a website's jurisdiction (or jurisdictions) can be complex. For example, the website may be hosted in one country, but receive visitor