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Google declares “non!” to French Privacy regulator’s demands that Google apply the “Right to be Forgotten” worldwide
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • European Union, France
  • August 24 2015

In an expected but controversial move, Google has rejected a demand by the French Data Privacy authority CNIL to apply the European "Right to be

Google Spain redux removing search engine links to stories about removing search engine links
  • Kingsley Napley
  • European Union
  • August 21 2015

Following the Court of Justice of the European Union decision in the now notorious 'Google Spain' case, Google, and other search engine operators

The right to be forgotten or not
  • William Fry
  • European Union
  • August 20 2015

It has been over a year since the CJEU's landmark ruling in the Google Spain case. Google's delisting activity extends only to its European domains

When is software goods and when is it protectable by copyright?
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 17 2015

In the world of literature nobody questions that an author does not own copyright in his written work and nor is the publisher denied the right to

ECHR: internet news portals may be held liable for user-generated comments
  • Schoenherr
  • European Union
  • August 13 2015

On 16 July 2015, in a case of first impression, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights ("ECHR") issued its final decision regarding

Right to privacy vs freedom of expression
  • Hudson McKenzie
  • European Union
  • August 6 2015

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), through its judgment delivered on 21 July 2015 on the case of Satakunnan Markkinaporssi Oy and Satamedia

European Court of Human Rights rules that privacy right is more important than journalistic freedom
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • August 3 2015

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled in the case of Satakunnan Markkinaporissi and Satamedia v Republic of Finland that a magazine who had

EU demands that Google’s ‘right to be forgotten’ to be worldwide searches, not just in the EU
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • European Union
  • July 31 2015

Google is fighting a June 2015 order from the French CNIL (Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés) that ordered Google to

Stopping the ‘DRIP’ of data UK High Court finds revised data retention legislation unlawful
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 30 2015

Across the EU, Data Retention legislation stemming from the now defunct Data Retention Directive has been subject to challenge. Most recently, the UK

Facebook wins first round of European class action privacy battle
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • European Union
  • July 28 2015

Facebook has won its latest class action case in a long-running legal battle involving 25,000 European Facebook users. The class action was led by