Building Facebook Audiences using LinkedIn connections’ e-mail addresses

The Danish rules on spam are an implementation of the rules on unsolicited communications in the ePrivacy Directive (02/58/EC) and the Directive on protection...

Translation please: The Audiovisual Media Services Directive to European Convention on Transfrontier Television

  Convention The Convention is founded on broadly the same country of origin principle as that which went on to be enshrined in the Television Without...

Binge-gaming? Subscription services and the gaming industry

A 'Netflix for video games'? At the end of February, Phil Spencer, Head of Microsoft's Xbox video gaming division, announced a new gaming subscription service,...

Five legal consequences of going “all-in” with social platforms

According to a 2016 study published by Eurostat, the statistical body of the European Commission, 39% of EU companies now use social media to...
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Video: The UK’s Industrial Strategy green paper – what does this mean for the...

  Following the publication of the Government's Green Paper on Industrial Strategy earlier this year, we've produced this short video focussing on the UK's creative...

Influencing the influencers: new CAP guidance clarifies rules on affiliate marketing in the UK

The CAP Code requires that all marketing communications within the categories of communication outlined in the scope of the Code – which includes online...

Bird & Bird APAC Sports Update 1: round one of the bout between infringers...

Protecting the Crown Jewels For many companies in Asia Pacific buying sports rights from rights holders such as the FA Premier League ("FAPL"), those rights...
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Czech gambling advertisement developments

Advertisement of licensed gambling was allowed in the Czech Republic before 1 January 2017 and this remains so. However, now the regulation around gambling...

UPDATED: Ruffled feathers or serious harm? Controversial UK personality sued for libellous tweets

Background The case of Monroe and Hopkins related to the defacement of the Memorial to the Women of WWII in Whitehall during an anti-austerity demonstration on...
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SXSW 2017 – our roving reporter discusses the highlights

Just back from an incredible week at South by South West in Austin. After the encounter with conversational robots from my previous post (the...