Event: CIPIL Annual Spring Conference 2018, Intermediary Liability and Responsibility

2 03 2018

The Cambridge University Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law is holding its Spring Conference on the subject of “Intermediary Liability and Responsibility” on Saturday 10 March 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

A Glossary of Internet Content Blocking Tools – Daphne Keller

8 02 2018

Conversations about unlawful online content and the responsibilities of Internet intermediaries have become more heated in recent years. Participants in these discussions often lack common terminology or understanding of technological options for online content control. Read the rest of this entry »

Case Law: ABC v Google Inc, Some procedural reminders for those seeking to enforce “the right to delist”

4 02 2018

The judgment in ABC v Google Inc ([2018] EWHC 137 (QB)),  handed down on 1 February 2018, provides some useful procedural reminders for individuals seeking to the Courts to enforce the “right to delist” (otherwise known as the “right to be forgotten”) against Google. Read the rest of this entry »

Net neutrality may be dead in the US, but Europe is still strongly committed to open internet access – Saleem Bhatti

6 01 2018
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The belief that unrestricted internet access is vital to modern life is not necessarily a view held by all businesses that provide internet services. And now that net neutrality – the equal treatment of all data sent and received without differential charges and service quality – has come to an end in the US, how will this affect the rest of the world? Read the rest of this entry »

Internet legal developments to look out for in 2018 – Graham Smith

2 01 2018

A preview of some of the UK internet legal developments that we can expect in 2018. Any future EU legislation will be subject to Brexit considerations and may or may not apply in the UK. Read the rest of this entry »

Google’s End Run on the Canadian Supreme Court’s De-Indexing Order: Strengthening Arguments for Site Blocking – Hugh Stephens

7 12 2017

Google has successfully convinced a judge in the tech industry-friendly US District Court of Northern California (covering Silicon Valley naturally) to issue a temporary injunction nullifying the enforceability in the United States of an order from a Canadian provincial court in British Columbia (BC), upheld on appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC), to delist from its global search results all references to Datalink Technologies Gateways and its counterfeit product, an internet router called the GW1000. Read the rest of this entry »

How websites watch your every move and ignore privacy settings – Yijun Yu

3 12 2017

File 20171122 6055 jrvkjw.jpg?ixlib=rb 1.1Hundreds of the world’s top websites routinely track a user’s every keystroke, mouse movement and input into a web form – even before it’s submitted or later abandoned, according to the results of a study from researchers at Princeton University. Read the rest of this entry »