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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


Germany: online blackjack player found guilty of illegal gambling
  • DLA Piper
  • Germany
  • January 7 2015

The district court Munich found a Munich man guilty of participation in an unlicensed public game of chance due to his participation in online


German court finds 25 provisions in Google’s online terms of use and privacy policy to be unenforceable
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Germany
  • December 19 2013

In November 2013, the Berlin District Court ruled that all of the 25 provisions in Google's online terms of use and privacy policy that had been


German state DPA orders businesses to close Facebook pages
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • Germany
  • August 25 2011

On August 19, 2011, the Data Protection Commissioner’s Office of the German federal state of Schleswig-Holstein (“ULD”) ordered all businesses in that state “to shut down their fan pages on Facebook and remove social plug-ins such as the ‘like’-button from their websites.”


German Federal Network Agency fines two companies 194,000 for violating cold calling ban
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • Germany
  • August 6 2010

On July 27, 2010, the German Federal Network Agency, the Bundesnetzagentur (or "BNetzA"), issued a press release stating that it had recently levied 194,000 in administrative fines in two cases against companies accused of violating a ban on cold calling


Ryanair raising the drawbridge
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom, Germany, Ireland
  • September 11 2008

Ryanair has recently claimed victory in a Hamburg Regional Court dispute, preventing a third party website run by Vtours GmbH from "screen scraping" its website