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Facebook and Employers Are Subject to Gender Bias Employment Complaint
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2018

Several women and the Communications Workers of America have brought an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) complaint against Facebook and

Death and Facebook
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • July 19 2018

As our lives are becoming increasingly digitalised and more immersed in social media platforms, it is surprising that of those Australians who have a

Israel Supreme Court Precedent Allows Social Network Users to Sue in Israel
  • Barnea
  • Israel
  • July 5 2018

Israel’s Supreme Court has handed down a precedent ruling whereby a legal dispute between a social network and its Israeli users will be adjudicated

Cuidado con las compras en internet!
  • Central Law
  • Costa Rica
  • June 11 2018

“Tips” sobre las nuevas regulaciones en Comercio Electrónico en Costa Rica: El 03 de octubre de 2017 el Poder Ejecutivo y el Ministerio de Economía

Recent case law Employers and their Employee’s Facebook
  • Flichy Grangé Avocats
  • France
  • April 6 2018

The employer's use of information available on social networks is fueling increasing litigation. Whether it concerns information about the employee or

Regional Court of Berlin Partially Prohibits Social Network’s Data Collection Practice
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • Germany
  • March 29 2018

On Jan. 16, 2018, the Regional Court (Landgericht) of Berlin ruled that a popular social media network's default settings, as well as parts of the

Social Networks: When are you a consumer?
  • MAMO TCV Advocates
  • European Union
  • February 23 2018

In Case C-49816 Maximilian Schrems v Facebook Ireland Limited (nyr, 25 January 2018), the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) had to decide

Network Enforcement Act in a nutshell
  • DLA Piper
  • Germany
  • January 31 2018

Since October 1st 2017 the Act to Improve Enforcement of the Law in Social Networks (NetzDG) regulates the fight against "fake news" and

German Network Enforcement Act Becomes Effective
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • Germany
  • November 8 2017

On Oct. 1, 2017, the controversial Network Enforcement Act (Netzwerkdurchsetzungsgesetz, NetzDG) became effective. Social networks are now obliged to

Common Law Offence of Contempt of Court to Be Put on a Statutory Footing
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • October 31 2017

On 24 October 2017, the Contempt of Court Bill 2017 was presented to Dáil Eireann. The Bill seeks to clarify the law on contempt of court in Ireland