Wiggin LLP | United Kingdom | 9 Jun 2023
In December 2022, Openreach notified Ofcom of a new pricing offer for its full-fibre services (Equinox 2). Ofcom says that, having carefully assessed the range of evidence available, including responses to its public consultation, it has decided not to prevent Equinox 2 from being introduced. In reaching its view, Ofcom considered the impact on citizens and consumers, alternative networks,......
Taylor Wessing | European Union | 7 Jun 2023
Die allgemeinen Product Compliance-Regularien stehen vor der größten Reform seit es den New Legislative Framework (NLF) gibt. Der EU-Gesetzgeber…
Lexology PRO | USA | 5 Jun 2023
A Washington, DC state court has dismissed the district's attorney general’s Cambridge Analytica lawsuit against Meta.
GRAF ISOLA Rechtsanwälte GmbH | Global | 5 Jun 2023
The days when lawyers could afford to think that digitalisation was irrelevant in legal services and clients could afford to have lawyers who had no idea about technology are over. This series of articles discusses digitalisation and legal tech in the context of their use in IP law. This article, the second in the series, looks at how intellectual property can be protected in the context of......
Lexology PRO | Taiwan | 2 Jun 2023
Taiwan’s Ministry of Digital Affairs has fined two e-commerce sites for failing to protect customer data, marking the ministry’s first data privacy penalties.
Wiggin LLP | United Kingdom | 2 Jun 2023
Ofcom has decided to allow Openreach's wholesale Equinox 2 fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) pricing offer to go to market. The decision comes after months of consultation and engagement with industry stakeholders on the matter, and could lead to a legal appeal. Internet service providers that use Openreach's FTTP network will want to ensure that they are able to benefit from this offer, while......
Lexology PRO | Germany | 31 May 2023
Germany’s Federal Cartel Office has discussed the possibility of breaking up Google’s online advertising business in its final sector inquiry report, as the country’s lawmakers prepare to give the agency new powers to order structural divestments after a market study.
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 30 May 2023
The UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal has agreed to decide which of two proposed class representatives seeking up to €25 billion in damages from Google is best placed to proceed with their claim ahead of a full certification hearing.
Lexology PRO | USA | 26 May 2023
Attempts to block access to TikTok and other online services pose significant corporate and consumer challenges that may heighten data privacy and cybersecurity risks.
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 26 May 2023
The UK’s antitrust watchdog has said it intends to accept commitments proposed by Meta that would prevent it using rivals’ advertising data to improve its own products.