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Alternative Forum for Copyright Owners Finally Available

USA - January 3 2021 Copyright owners seeking damages under $30,000 now have the choice of adjudicating their claims outside of federal court. Passed as part of the…

Raisa Dyadkina

Are Changes to the DMCA on the Horizon?

USA - September 1 2020 On June 2, technology companies and copyright holders testified before Congress about the effectiveness of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act’s…

Raisa Dyadkina

ICO Fines Telephone Services Company £85,000 for Illegal Nuisance Phone Calls

United Kingdom - September 11 2017 On 11 September 2017, True Telecom Limited was fined £85,000 by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) after complaints from subscribers of the…

Annette Demmel, Caroline Egan, Francesca Fellowes, Emma Garner

ICO Fines Cab Guru Limited £45,000 for Unsolicited Text Messages

United Kingdom - September 11 2017 Cab Guru Limited created an app that allowed customers to compare taxi fares and pickup times and book the most appropriate taxi. Cab Guru Limited…

Annette Demmel, Caroline Egan, Francesca Fellowes, Emma Garner

Federal Labor Court: Surveillance of Employees via Keylogger Not Allowed

Germany - September 11 2017 The German Federal Labor Court has ruled that the use of a software that records keyboard inputs and produces screenshots for the purposes of…

Annette Demmel, Caroline Egan, Francesca Fellowes, Emma Garner