Belgium - November 22 2011 On 3 October 2011, the Court of Appeal of Antwerp issued a judgment in cease-anddesist proceedings between a non-profit association established by Belgian video manufacturers, the Belgian Anti-Piracy Federation (“BAF”), and the internet service providers Telenet and Belgacom.
European Union - November 22 2011 In a judgment of 13 October 2011, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on the lawfulness of a clause in selective distribution agreements prohibiting distributors from selling the products via the internet.
Netherlands - November 22 2011 On 3 August 2011, the District Court of Alkmaar rendered a judgment on contractually agreed resolution times in a so-called service level agreement (“SLA”).
European Union - April 19 2012 European Directive 2009/136/EC, which revises the e-Privacy Directive (2002/58/EC), was adopted in November 2009.
Belgium, European Union - April 19 2012 On 24 November 2011, the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) ruled that European law precludes the imposition of an injunction against internet service providers requiring it to install a general filtering system for the purpose of preventing illegal downloading activities.