Sunday, March 24, 2019

Polish courts find that websites are liable for readers’ comments

The peculiar case of Roman Giertych – an attorney and former deputy prime minister – against the publisher of the tabloid newspaper "Fakt" continues...

Open Wi-Fi and copyright – the CJEU McFadden decision

Open Wi-Fi and copyright - the CJEU McFadden decision The CJEU yesterday delivered its judgment in McFadden, concerning the liability for user copyright infringement of...

Victory for Google confirms US-style “opt-out” class actions are still beyond...

The claim The representative action was brought by campaign group 'Google You Owe Us', led by Richard Lloyd, the former executive director of Which?...

GS Media: Where are we now?

One of the more controversial issues in GS Media was the focus by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on the...

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...

ECJ rules in favour of workers on holiday pay – implications...

Recent case law developments have led to an increase in the protection afforded to some individuals who work on a self-employed basis. Indeed, only...

How much information is enough information? CJEU asked to rule on...

Last week, the German Federal Court of Justice referred a case to the CJEU with respect to the scope of the liability...

Czech Data Protection Authority issues warning on marketing communications, consent, and...

What is the issue? Under the current Czech legislation, electronic contact details may be used for marketing communications only with users' prior consent (opt-in), or...

“Free WiFi for Free People” – Germany restricts the liability of...

Former legal background in Germany Unlike other European countries, the number of public WiFi hotspots which are freely accessible to the open public is rather...

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