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Competition law, big data and data protection - are Competition Authorities becoming jacks of all trades?
  • DLA Piper
  • European Union, France, Germany
  • July 18 2016

The French and German competition authorities have jointly published a paper on big data and competition law. The paper gives an overview of the


French and German competition authorities publish joint paper on data and competition law
  • Bird & Bird
  • France, Germany
  • May 23 2016

The joint paper on data and competition, published on 10 May 2016, provides useful background to the approach to data likely to be taken by two of


French consumer protection panel flags unfair privacy practices
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • January 19 2015

Like the United States, France has a broadly-worded consumer protection statute prohibiting unfair clauses in consumer contracts (the French term is


French consumer protection board cites social media violations
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • January 13 2015

Like the United States, France has a broadly-worded consumer protection statute prohibiting unfair clauses in consumer contracts (the French term is


Twitter accepts jurisdiction of French court
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA, France
  • July 15 2013

Rather than fight French jurisdiction Twitter provided information regarding the identity of posters who allegedly violated French law by posting


French Data Protection Authority publishes findings and recommendations on Google's single privacy policy
  • White & Black Limited
  • France
  • October 31 2012

On 1 March 2012, Google updated its terms of service and consolidated its privacy policies into one single privacy policy, enabling Google to aggregate users' personal data from across all of their accounts and services including Gmail, Google, YouTube and its search engine.


YouTube wins piracy case against French broadcaster TF1. How Pinteresting
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • France
  • June 13 2012

A French court has ruled that YouTube was not responsible for large amounts of copyright protected films and TV shows uploaded illegally to its site.


Recent Amazon decision: France is stepping up its fight against e-commerce sites’ unfair terms of use
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • February 5 2009

Over the past few years, French courts have held as illicit or abusive many clauses contained in terms of use of Internet access providers and e-commerce sites, such as Free, CDDiscount, SFR, Tiscali, AOL, Orange, and Neuf Cegetel.


eBay wins some (in the US), loses some (in France)
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • USA, Canada, France
  • August 8 2008

A French court has ordered eBay to pay damages to Hermès, after determining that eBay did not sufficiently ensure that its website would not be used for illegal activities.


eBay wins some (in the US), loses some (in France)
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • France
  • August 8 2008

A French court has ordered eBay to pay damages to Hermès, after determining that eBay did not sufficiently ensure that its website would not be used for illegal activities.