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The Regulators Have Made It Clear: You Need To Update Your Website Cookies Pop-Ups And Policies
As previously discussed, after admitting the unlawful use of cookies on its own website, on 3 July 2019 the UK Information Commissioner's Office (‘ICO') ...
19 Sep 2019
Most Valuable Esports Company Worth US$ 310 Million
Forbes has recently released its list of most valuable Esports companies, with Cloud9 atop the list valued at $310 million.
26 Oct 2018
US Corporate Law News: Google Loses Landmark 'Right To Be Forgotten' Case In UK High Court
On April 13, 2018, Google Inc. lost a landmark case, when a U.K. High Court judge ordered Google to delete information about one of two claimants.
European Union
25 Apr 2018
Understanding Your Child's Online Life
Anyone who has ever tried to wrestle an iPad or phone from the sticky hands of a child, or worse, a grumpy teenager, already knows that time spent online has overtaken television in the hearts and minds of children.
16 Mar 2018
NBA Seeking 1 Percent Of Every Bet Made On Games If Gambling Legalized
With a decision expected this spring in a U.S. Supreme Court case that would potentially allow for widespread legalization of sports gambling, the NBA recently outlined its vision for legalized sports betting.
United States
29 Jan 2018
Surf's Up Online – But Is It Safe?
Once there was a time when our mistakes lasted as long as our memories. But today, the internet has become a dominant media channel, and it has a very long (and public) memory.
6 Apr 2017
The Battle Against Revenge Porn
Last summer we reported on the then new crime of ‘revenge porn' under the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015. A year on, and the CPS has today released figures showing the extent of its successes...
8 Sep 2016
Bo-Jo, Gove And Mrs Gove – A Tale Of One E-mail
Should e-mails be formal or chatty? Should you start with ‘Dear Sir' or ‘Hi there'? Do normal grammatical standards apply? A plethora of styles and ideas divide opinion. But there is one thing upon most of us agree, and that is that a private e-mail should remain a private e-mail.
1 Jul 2016
New Japanese Consumption Tax Treatment On Cross-Border Digital Services
By virtue of the 2015 tax reform, new consumption tax rules will be applicable to cross-border digital services provided on or after October 1, 2015.
17 Feb 2016
Fresh And Fragrant Or The Whiff Of Scandal? Protecting Your Personal Brand
During my time as a reputation, privacy and media lawyer, I have helped clients protect, safeguard, remedy and restore their reputations and brands when they have come under attack.
18 Dec 2015
Trattamento Di Dati Personali Ai Fini Della Profilazione On-Line: Le Nuove Linee Guida Del Garante
Il mancato rispetto delle indicazioni del Garante può portare alla comminazione di sanzioni pecuniarie, al blocco dei dati raccolti e, in alcuni casi, all'avvio di procedimenti penali.
9 Jul 2015
Il Commercio Elettronico Sotto Osservazione Della Commissione Europea
Come preannunciato nel marzo 2015, il 6 maggio scorso la Commissione Europea ha avviato una verifica volta ad individuare potenziali pratiche concorrenziali scorrette messe in atto dalle imprese nell'attività di e-commerce.
9 Jul 2015
Processing Of Personal Data For On-Line Profiling Purposes: The New Guidelines Issued By The Garante
The Italian Garante has issued new guidelines to clarify privacy requirements by which data controllers should abide in creating user profiles.
29 Jun 2015
Dealing With The Press: Top Ten Tips For Legacy Officers
A legacy officer's role can involve difficult disputes with families and strong emotions can be aroused. In such disputes intrinsic human interest – and the risk of accompanying media interest – is always there.
14 May 2015
Don't Lose Out – Digital Assets In Estates
According to a recent report from Cooperative Funeral Care on 'Death in the Digital Age' the average UK adult possesses eight digital assets and on-line accounts.
23 Apr 2015
Government Consultation On Society Lotteries Due To Close Shortly
This consultation has been long-awaited. It was announced in 2012 to take place in 2013. However, Minsters delayed its opening in order to widen its scope.
6 Mar 2015
New Year, New Reputation
If your New Year’s resolution was to ensure your reputation is not blighted by outdated or excessive material easily available online, now may be the time to act following recent developments with the ‘right to be forgotten’.
31 Jan 2015
ePrivacy Regulations: Key Changes And New Penalties
Marketing teams, website owners and communications businesses should be taking immediate action to comply with the new UK Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Amendment Regulations 2011 which have come into force on the 26th May 2011.
6 Jun 2011
Staying In Control Of Social Networking
According to recent press reports, in an expensive lesson in self-censorship, Courtney Love has paid out more than $430,000 to settle the world's first Twitter libel lawsuit rather than risk facing a jury over tweets in which she allegedly accused the claimant of theft and being a criminal
16 Apr 2011
Data Protection Gets Tough With £100,000 Fine For Wrong Fax Number
The UK Information Commissioner has wielded new powers for the first time to impose fines for serious breaches of the Data Protection Act.
2 Dec 2010
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