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De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
On 10 January 2017 the European Commission published a proposal for a new EU ePrivacy Regulation. The current ePrivacy Directive regulates technologies that enable online advertising...
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
The EU General Court recently confirmed the European Commission’s broad investigative powers when conducting a dawn raid.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
The ECJ issued a landmark decision on 8 April 2014 invalidating the retention of telecommunication traffic and location data by telecom service providers.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
The European data protection authorities of the Article 29 Working Party published their joint Opinion 02/2013 on apps on smart devices on 14 March 2013.
Netherlands
Jones Day
The draft bill followed the April 2014 ECJ decision nullifying the European Data Retention Directive.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
Dutch telecom and internet providers are no longer required to retain the telephone and internet traffic data of their customers.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
The scenery of the Dutch telecommunications sector has changed drastically in the last two months.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
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.
Van Bael & Bellis
In a press release of 21 November 2013, the Dutch Competition Authority (ACM) announced that it would terminate its investigation into a possible price-fixing cartel on the market of mobile telecommunications and accept binding commitments from the three major mobile providers in the Netherlands, T-Mobile, KPN and Vodafone.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
The Dutch Minister of Security and Justice introduced a bill on mandatory notifications for a breach of security or loss of integrity of vital ICT systems for public consultation on 22 July 2013.
NautaDutilh
On 20 May 2013 a draft bill was published for public consultation, under which the rules on cookies laid down in the Dutch Telecommunications Act will be relaxed.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
The entry into force of the new regulations regarding net neutrality has been postponed until 1 January 2013.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
On 8 May 2012, the Senate adopted a much anticipated bill which amends the Dutch Telecommunications Act ("Telecommunicatiewet"), and implements the revised EU Directives regarding the revised European Telecommunications Framework.
Eversheds LLP
We have asked Anna den Hartog, head of our TMT and Data Protection practices at our Dutch office Eversheds Faasen to give us her thoughts on some of the key changes in law relevant for the TMT sector in the Netherlands.
NautaDutilh
In one of our previous newsletters we described the rules laid down in the Telecommunications Act regarding the sending of marketing information by e-mail.
Greenberg Traurig LLP
In November 2009, the European Parliament amended the 2003 Privacy and Electronic Communications ("e-Privacy") Directive.
NautaDutilh
In the near future there will be new rules on the use of certain types of internet cookies, as a result of amendments to the Dutch Telecommunications Act. The amendments are intended to implement an EU directive and should be in force by 25 May 2011
Kennedy van der Laan
Early November of this year, the bill to amend the Dutch Telecommunications Act ("TA") was sent to the Lower House of Parliament (TK 2010-2011, no. 32549).
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
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