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Information Commissioner’s Office publishes report on enforcement of new cookie rules
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • January 9 2013

Six months after the entry into force of amendments to the EPrivacy and Electronic Communications Directive 200258 EC (the Directive), the Information


ICO guidance on data protection and social networking
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • June 30 2013

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has published guidance on when it considers that the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act) will apply to the


The UK ICO’s vision for the future
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • December 16 2013

The United Kingdom Information Commissioner's Office (UK ICO), the UK regulator of information rights, has issued a consultation document to get


Unfair Contract Terms National Consumer Council
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2008

The National Consumer Council (NCC) has continued its campaign against onerous terms in IT and user licence agreements (EULAs) with the publication of its findings following a survey conducted last year into B2C software supply


UK data anonymisation code
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • March 13 2013

The UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has published a code of practice on managing data protection risks related to data anonymisation (the


New powers for Information Commissioner’s Office to fine for data protection breaches
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • June 30 2008

The Criminal Justice and Immigration Act received Royal Assent on 8 May 2008


Software ownership
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • June 30 2008

In the recent case of Laurence Wrenn v Stephen Landamore 2008 EWCA Civ 496, Mr Wrenn’s appeal was dismissed and Lord Justice Toulson held that he was liable to pay Mr Landamore royalties for his work on developing software for interfaces to enable third party audio equipment to work with car radios of particular manufacturers


Court of Appeal confirms High Court decision and finds no copyright infringement in software with same functionality
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 16 2013

In SAS Institute Inc v World Programming Ltd 2013 EWCA Civ 1482 (21 November 2013), the Court of Appeal of England and Wales upheld the High


Communications data retention Internet access, IP telephony and email
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 30 2008

A proposal for a Communications Data Bill was announced on 14 May 2008 as part of the UK Government’s Draft legislative programme 200809


Trade union blacklists: Ian Kerr fined and draft regulations published
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • September 16 2009

Ian Kerr, the man behind the company that maintained a blacklist which allowed prospective employers in the construction industry to discriminate against trade union activists, has been fined £5,000 for breach of the Data Protection Act (DPA) 1998