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European Commission Fines Google € 1.49 Billion For Abusing Its Dominant Position In Online Advertising
On 20 March 2019, the European Commission announced that it had issued a decision imposing a € 1.49 billion fine on Google for breaching Article 102 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union.
European Union
14 May 2019
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Scope Of De-Referencing: Advocate General Issues Two Opinions On Obligation Of Search Engine Operators
CNIL regarded this proposal as insufficient and imposed a fine of EUR 100,000.
European Union
15 Apr 2019
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Presumption Of Liability For Owners Of Internet Connections Used To Infringe Copyright
Hence, the ECJ found that the German law infringed both the InfoSoc Directive and the Enforcement Directive.
European Union
6 Dec 2018
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UK Competition Appeal Tribunal Finds That Ping's Online Sales Ban Was An Unjustified Restriction
The individual pleas raised in the appeal are considered in more detail below.
UK
7 Nov 2018
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Sport Direct's Use Of Trade Name And Website Causes Damage To Sportsdirect.com
In a judgment of 26 June 2018, the Brussels Court of Appeal held that, by using its trade name "Sport Direct" and its website sportdirect.com for Belgian customers, Sport Direct BV was causing damage ...
Belgium
7 Nov 2018
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Court Of Justice Of European Union Holds That Online Sharing Platform "The Pirate Bay" Is Making Acts Of Communication To The Public
Applying these principles to the case at hand, the ECJ first found that users of TPB were given access to copyright-protected works at all times and in all places.
European Union
11 Aug 2017
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EU Advocate General In Favour Of Broad Protection Against Hyperlinking To Copyright Works
The Opinion finds that a media player integrating illegal hyperlinks to copyright protected works infringes the rights of the right holders of these works.
European Union
13 Feb 2017
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ECJ Holds That French Courts Have Power To Block Sales On Foreign Websites
Article 5(3) of the Brussels I Regulation provides that, in matters relating to tort, a person domiciled in an EU Member State may, in another EU Member State, be sued "in the courts for the place where the harmful event occurred or may occur".
European Union
13 Feb 2017
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Clarifications On Use Of Trademark As Domain Name By A Third Party
On 30 March 2016, the President of the Commercial Court of Antwerp (the "President") gave its ruling in a dispute relating to the use of protected trademarks as a domain name by a third party.
Belgium
21 Sep 2016
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SABAM Loses Battle Against Internet Service Providers
On 3 June 2016, the Court of Appeal of Brussels denied the Belgian Association for Authors, Composers and Publishers the right to collect remuneration for communication to the public from internet service providers.
Belgium
20 Sep 2016
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European Commission Proposes E-Commerce Package
The Proposed Regulations implement, in part, the Digital Single Market Strategy which the Commission adopted on 6 May 2015.
European Union
13 Jul 2016
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E-Commerce In The Distribution Sector: Possibility Of Night Work
E-commerce is omnipresent in Belgium where consumers increasingly purchase products online.
Belgium
12 Jul 2016
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Belgian Supreme Court Holds That Right To Be Forgotten Extends To Newspaper Archives
Dr. O.G. had been involved in a car accident causing the death of two persons. This accident was reported in the November 1994 edition of Le Soir featuring a specific reference to Dr. O.G.'s name and surname.
Belgium
15 Jun 2016
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Mons Court Of Appeal Rules On Use Of Competitor's Trademark As AdWord
On 16 November 2015, the Mons Court of Appeal (the "Court") handed down a judgment in a dispute between Verabel, a trademark holder, and Verandas Confort, which used the word 'Verabel' as a Google AdWord.
Belgium
15 Jun 2016
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Belgian Privacy Commission Publishes Opinion On Cloud Computing
On 25 February 2016, the Belgian Privacy Commission published an opinion on cloud computing by data controllers.
Belgium
13 May 2016
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European Commission Issues 2016 Digital Economy And Society Index
The DESI is an online tool to measure the progress of EU Member States towards a digital economy and society.
European Union
20 Mar 2016
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European Commission On Harmonisation Of EU Copyright Rules
First, the European Commission aims to ensure a wider access to online content across Europe.
European Union
11 Jan 2016
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Belgian Council Of Ministers Adopts Draft Bill On Trust Services For Electronic Transactions
The eIDAS Regulation contains rules on electronic identification (e-IDs) and so-called trust services, including electronic signatures, electronic seals, electronic registered mail and website authentication.
Belgium
11 Jan 2016
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European Commission Proposes Directives On Digital Contracts
On 9 December 2015 the European Commission (the "Commission") published two proposed Directives (the "Proposed Directives") that aim to harmonise the rules governing two aspects of the digital economy.
European Union
11 Jan 2016
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Brussels Court Of Appeal Applies Usedsoft Jurisprudence
On 16 September 2015, the Court of Appeal of Brussels applied the reasoning adopted by the Court of Justice of the European Union in UsedSoft to a case relating to the delivery of defective software programs.
Belgium
16 Nov 2015
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