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The "Facebook Fan Page" Case: Expanding The Definition Of "Data Controller"
The Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") has held that the administrator of a fan page hosted by a social network, such as Facebook, may be deemed a "data controller", with joint, if not equal, liability for the processing of personal data (Unabhängiges Landeszentrum für Datenschutz Schleswig-Holstein v Wirtschaftsakademie Schleswig-Holstein GmbH, in the presence of Facebook Ireland Ltd (C-210/16)).
12 Sep 2018
Online Gambling Operators Must Make It Easier And Fairer For Players To Withdraw Their Cash
Online gambling operators have been warned that they must remove unfair restrictions placed on customers withdrawing money from their gambling accounts or face enforcement action...
12 Sep 2018
Sports Subscriptions On The Rise: How Can Tech Giants Help Football Fans?
For a long time the industry has been bracing itself for the entry into the market of the tech giants, known as the FAANG's – Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google.
4 Sep 2018
Big Data Moves The Goalposts: Football's New Cyber Threat
Football is a business driven by data. Data analytics facilitate player and game analysis, social media provides a platform for modern marketing...
2 Aug 2018
Internet Regulation: The Next Frontier?
As we begin to realise just how profoundly online misconduct is impacting society, calls are growing for the internet to be brought under real-world controls.
11 May 2018
Court Grants First ‘Live' Blocking Order Against Streaming Servers
The Football Association Premier League (FAPL) won a landmark ruling in its ongoing battle to tackle illegal streaming of Premier League fixtures.
17 Apr 2018
Is That Email Really From Your Client?
Hugo Plowman and Rebecca Morse, partner and associate in the litigation department, discuss the rise in recruitment fraud and how recruiters can protect themselves against this.
6 Apr 2018
Enhanced Support For Brand Owners In Battle Against Counterfeits And Grey Goods
Circulation of counterfeit goods remains a significant issue for brand owners, causing loss of revenue and reputation as well as undermining consumer confidence.
29 Nov 2017
Luxury Goods: Protecting Their Brand Image
With online sales now integral to many retail businesses, the issue of whether luxury goods suppliers can stop goods which qualify for selective distribution from being sold via third party platforms such as Amazon and eBay is more important than ever.
29 Nov 2017
A Winter Chill For Data Crooks
A landmark High Court case will send shivers down the spines of recruitment consultants who have considered taking their employer's database with them to another company.
29 Nov 2006
Supreme Court Judgement On Peer-to-Peer Networks Has Implications Across the Globe
The US Supreme Court gave its judgement on a critical question of contributory and vicarious (or secondary) copyright infringement at the end of June 2005. It was decided that the makers of software and the providers of a network, both of which were widely used for copying copyright material, were potentially liable for contributory and vicarious infringement.
11 Aug 2005
High-Tech Fraud Alert
Over the last few months, we have noticed an increasingly sophisticated use of technology both in the perpetration of frauds and also in attempts to conceal evidence of the fraud from any subsequent investigation. Prime examples include insiders (usually employees) at major financial institutions diverting funds through misuse of those institutions' own systems after weaknesses had been identified by the fraudsters. We have also seen attempts to erase data which would provide evidence of fra
9 Feb 2005
Court Judgement Reduces Protection for Databases
A recent decision of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has drastically narrowed the scope of legal protection for databases in the UK and throughout Europe. This could increase the rights that third parties have to access the contents of your databases and may mean that information stored in them is no longer protected at all.
27 Jan 2005
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