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User-generated content and ISP liability in France
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • February 4 2009

The question of liability of internet service providers has become a crucial issue worldwide due in particular to the recent development of the web 2.0 and the increase in the popularity of peer to peer file sharing


France: CNIL cookie compliance inspections as from October 2014
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • July 23 2014

On 11 July 2014, the French Data Protection Authority ("CNIL") announced future enforcement actions in relation to cookies (article available in


Internet and free Wi-Fi access: the CNIL’s report following its controls
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • January 6 2015

As part of its mission of controlling the use of personal data, the CNIL has recently scrutinized the provision of free and public Internet access


Online selling is often synonymous with VAT fraud. Easy and effective solutions have been suggested by members of Parliament. Will the government take them up?
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • February 4 2016

On reading the Finance Bill for 2016, the limited number of provisions related to VAT is surprising, this tax being the source of around 140 billion


Online selling: is it still possible to prohibit sales via online marketplaces in France?
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • February 8 2016

The French Competition Authority (FCA) has recently ruled that although qualitative criteria may be applied to online marketplaces, their use may not


French Conseil d'Etat rules that acceptance of ToU is not valid consent for receiving marketing e-mails
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • May 6 2015

By its decision dated 11 March 2015, the French Conseil d’Etat (Administrative Supreme Court) positioned itself on a very interesting issue of how an


Your pocket guide to VAT on digital e-commerce
  • Bird & Bird
  • Belgium, European Union, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom
  • July 31 2014

Digital e-commerce is a rapidly growing business market within the EU, emerging as a key economic driver. However, as acknowledged by the EU


The French Data Protection Authority unveils its 2014 targets for inspections
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • April 30 2014

In its annual programme for 2014, the CNIL has set an overall objective to carry out around 550 inspections (33). Of these inspections, around 350


The French “three strikes” system is raised from the dead
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • December 14 2009

On 22 September, the French Parliament passed a bill providing a new version of the "three strikes" system against persistent illegal filesharers


France: CNIL publishes new cookie guidance
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • December 18 2013

On December 17, 2013, the French Data Protection Authority - CNIL - published its new cookie guidance