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CJEU Rules On Copyright Protection In The Online Environment
Recently the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued an important ruling for copyright holders, providers of online platforms and intermediaries dealing with copyright protection...
European Union
24 Jul 2017
Software Licensees Should Review Software Licences To Address Risks Of Indirect Use
Recently a UK court ruled in favour of the software licensor SAP against Diageo in a case concerning Diageo's indirect use of SAP software.
23 Mar 2017
ECJ: Hyperlinks To Unauthorised Content May Infringe Copyright
The European Court of Justice has clarified that the posting of a hyperlink to unauthorised content protected by copyright and hosted by a third party may result in copyright infringement.
European Union
15 Sep 2016
European Parliament Adopts EU Cybersecurity Directive: Beware Of Early Implementation
The European Parliament approved the final text of the EU Network and Information Security Directive on 6 July 2016. This marks the final stage of a three-year legislative process on the first EU-wide rules on cybersecurity.
European Union
20 Jul 2016
Shopping Around For Ban On Sales Via Internet Platforms Makes EU Approach Welcome
Lately, the answer to whether competition rules apply to the banning of selling products via third-party online market places seems to depend on who you ask.
European Union
19 Jul 2016
New Cybersecurity Obligations On The Way For Essential Service Providers
After nearly three years of intensive negotiations, the first comprehensive cybersecurity legislation in the EU is nearing its final adoption.
22 Jun 2016
Wanne Pemmelaar: Raise Awareness Of Breach-reporting Obligations Within Your Organisation
In Thomson Reuters' article, senior associate Wanne Pemmelaar discusses the new cyber security and data breach notification rules that apply in the Netherlands as of 1 January 2016.
28 Apr 2016
Double-Check Your Online Sales Contracts: Initial Results On Geo-Blocking Published
Companies should brace themselves for the extra attention that their agreements with online distributors, in particular, are likely to get.
18 Apr 2016
New Dutch Cyber Security Bill Requires Vital Sector Operators To Disclose ICT Incidents
After three years of preparation and two public consultation rounds, the first ever cyber security bill was submitted to the Dutch parliament in January 2016.
22 Feb 2016
China Introduces Wide-Ranging Anti-Terrorism Law
New anti-terrorism legislation became effective on 1 January 2016, underlining China's focus on information and network security and potentially having a significant impact on technology companies...
18 Feb 2016
Anonymous Sellers Of Illegal E-Books More Easily Unmasked
If an anonymous trader sells illegal e-books online, the internet service provider may be ordered to reveal the infringer's identity.
18 Nov 2015
Multinationals Beware: New Russian Data Localisation Law Already Being Enforced
Russia's new law requiring the local storage of personal data of Russian citizens in databases on Russian territory came into force on 1 September 2015.
Russian Federation
15 Sep 2015
China Adopts New National Security Law And Prepares Legislation On Cyber Security
China's top legislative body adopted a new National Security Law on 1 July 2015. Under this law, foreign investments will be subject to a national security review.
14 Sep 2015
Survey Of Cookie Laws In Europe Updated
De Brauw and other law firms across Europe have contributed to an updated survey by Bristows that outlines how the European cookie laws have been implemented in each member state.
European Union
12 Jun 2015
Let's Get Digital: Prepare For Extreme Scrutiny Of Online Vertical Restraints
Companies should brace themselves for the extra attention their agreements with – particularly online – distributors are soon likely to get.
European Union
12 May 2015
Court Suspends Dutch Telecom Data Retention Act
Dutch telecom and internet providers are no longer required to retain the telephone and internet traffic data of their customers.
20 Apr 2015
Dutch Privacy Watchdog: Harsh Sanctions For Combining User Data Without Informed Consent
The Dutch Data Protection Authority confirmed its earlier position that combining personal data from various services without the prior unambiguous consent of individuals violates Dutch data protection laws.
5 Feb 2015
Kids’ App Removed From App Stores After Investigation By Dutch Data Protection Authority
The Dutch Data Protection Authority has investigated the ‘Okki Gekke-bekken-club’ app for children and concluded that several features of the app violated the Dutch Data Protection Act.
23 Oct 2014
By Notifying Content Removal, Google Makes Remedy Worse Than Disease
Opening up information via search engines creates a need for new a debate on end dates.
19 Sep 2014
Effective ‘Notice & Take Down’ Procedure Vital For Usenet Provider
The Amsterdam Court of Appeal ruled that the activities of Usenet service provider NSE fall under the safe harbour provisions of the E-commerce Directive.
17 Sep 2014
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