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Issue 7, 2017

News: DEXEU position papers and more Brexit controversy

Case Law Update: High Court grants FA Premier League further injunction to block streaming websites

Consultation: Consultation on Government’s plans to implement the Security of Network and Information Systems Directive (NIS Directive)

August 2017

If you’re unsure how to stay in compliance and what the legal requirements for a business and its software are, we’re here to help.

Issue 6, 2017

News: The Gig Economy – Innovation but at what cost?

Case Law Update: Google fined record breaking €2.42 billion euros by European Commission for competition breaches

Consultation: Ofcom Review of Security Guidance

Grab the attention of your employers and educate them on the legalities of software compliance with this blog post on the effects of computer piracy.

Issue 5, 2017

News: EU publishes draft report on its proposal to ban “backdoors” allowing the reading of encrypted messaging

Case Law Update:

ECJ confirms online peer-to-peer sharing platforms can constitute a copyright-infringing “communication to the public”

Consultation: European Commission consults on Database Directive

Issue 4, 2017

News: Guarding against ransomware

Case Law Update: The Filmspeler case; a media player sold with pre-installed add-ons linking users to infringing TV and film streaming sites

Consultation: European Commission mid-term review on the implementation of the Digital Single Market Strategy

Issue 3, 2017

News: Big data analytics and the ICO

Case Law Update: Illegal film streaming sites to be blocked

Consultation: Calls for views on the General Data Protection Regulation derogations

Issue 2, 2017

News: The Cost of Piracy

Case Law Update: Software Licenses & Named Users

Consultation: The Department for Exiting the European Union

Issue 1, 2017

Consultation: IP Enforcement

Legislative Update: ePrivacy Regulation Draft

Case Law Update: Genuine Use of a Trade Mark

December, 2016

Consultation: Draft Report on the Digital Content Directive

Legislative Update: ICO recommends Personal liability for Directors

Case Law Update: Groups challenge Privacy Shield