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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

November, 2016

Consultation: Draft Report on the Digital Content Directive

Legislative Update: ICO recommends Personal liability for Directors

Case Law Update: Groups challenge Privacy Shield

October, 2016

Consultation: Modernising the European copyright framework

Legislative Update: The YouTube rule?

Case Law Update: Has the CJEU restricted the scope of the UsedSoft Ruling?

November, 2015

By Mike Schramm, the former head of eCommerce Programs and Operations for Autodesk who is now advising software companies on digital marketing, ecommerce, and operations change management.