CJEU rules that re-posting a photograph without explicit consent may infringe copyright

The CJEU in its decision did not follow the opinion of the Attorney General, who came to the recommendation not to consider the specific...

Sir Cliff Richard wins landmark privacy battle

On the 18th July 2018, the High Court found that Sir Cliff Richard's privacy rights had been breached when the BBC broadcast a police...

New decision on German influencer marketing: Courts in Berlin require disclosure as advertisement even...

While the courts in Munich recently took a more liberal approach and indicated that non-sponsored social media posts do not need to be tagged...

German Federal Court of Justice: no liability as an intermediary for the operator of...

According to the press release by the Court, the Court held that WLAN account holders are not liable as an intermediary but can be...

Do social media accounts pass to heirs?

In 2012, a teenager, who was 15 years old at that time, died in an underground train accident. It was suspected that the teenager...

Can you publicise a French court judgment without shooting yourself in the foot?

At the European level, the principle of the public nature of hearings and judgments is enshrined in Article 6(1) of the European Convention for...

Gender stereotyping in advertising: a warning to advertisers in Australia

On 12 July 2018 the Australian Association of National Advertisers (AANA) issued a revised Code of Ethics Practice Note (Practice Note) in relation to...

Public Service Broadcaster prominence in a digital world: Outdated or indispensable?

What is prominence? In short, prominence is the extent to which a platform makes a service or content apparent to consumers. The battle for prominence...

BREAKING NEWS: Sir Cliff Richard wins landmark privacy battle against the BBC

The High Court today found that Sir Cliff Richard's privacy rights were infringed in a 'serious' and also somewhat 'sensationalist way' by the BBC's...

Update: Loot Boxes in the Netherlands

Online gambling in the Netherlands Gambling in the Netherlands is regulated by the Dutch Betting and Gambling Act (the "Act"). Under the Act, it is...