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Wolf Theiss
The operator of an online discussion forum in principle cannot be held liable for unlawful content of users provided that the incriminated content is deleted in due time.
Geistwert Lawyers
On 9 March 2016, the Provincial Court Düsseldorf ("LG Düsseldorf") held that using Facebook's popular Like-Button on a business website contravenes privacy and unfair competition laws...
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
It is unlawful for advertisements to include a direct exhortation to children to purchase – however, it is still unclear what this actually means in practice.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The commercial use of private apps and the licensing implications of remote software access are hot topics for businesses.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
Just recently, media around the world reported about the Spanish football club Real Madrid spending the incredible sum of EUR 100 million to acquire the Welsh midfield star Gareth Bale from Tottenham Hotspur.
Dorda Brugger Jordis
The recent amendment of the Media Act has lead to a further inflation of the disclosure duties which intensifies the problem of information overload.
Dorda Brugger Jordis
On July 1 2012 an amendment to the Media Act was introduced that extended the duties of disclosure for website and newsletter providers.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
Being a victim of a cybercrime attack not only has a negative impact on the image of the hacked company but may also lead to damage claims against the company.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
Most people take photos at concerts or festivals. Many of them then upload their snapshots to Facebook and other sites to share with friends and family.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
With more than 600 million Facebook users around the world, social media sites are fast becoming major communications platforms for businesses.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The world’s biggest sporting event, the FIFA World Cup, runs for the next month, meaning "Ambush Marketing" will also be in the headlines.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The term "Ambush Marketing" was invented by the advertising business in the US in the 1980s. It stands for a special kind of marketing campaign where companies cleverly connect their goods or brands with a popular, often athletic, event.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
On 16 June 2015, in a case of first impression, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights issued its final decision regarding the liability of a news portal for offensive comments made by its users.
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Wolf Theiss
The operator of an online discussion forum in principle cannot be held liable for unlawful content of users provided that the incriminated content is deleted in due time.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
On 16 June 2015, in a case of first impression, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights issued its final decision regarding the liability of a news portal for offensive comments made by its users.
Geistwert Lawyers
On 9 March 2016, the Provincial Court Düsseldorf ("LG Düsseldorf") held that using Facebook's popular Like-Button on a business website contravenes privacy and unfair competition laws...
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