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Case Law, Hamburg District Court: Max Mosley v Google Inc, Google go down (again, this time:) in Hamburg – Dominic Crossley

Google-Image-SearchFresh from the November 2013 judgment against Google in Paris Max Mosley has had further success this time in the District Court of Hamburg.  The case strikes another blow at Google’s continued resistance to the idea that it should play its part in preventing unlawful images from being published by way of image search results. Continue reading

Google’s brave new world – Dina Shiloh

0514-google-street-view-car_full_600In April 2013, Google was fined by the German data regulator £125,000 for recording and storing data illegally from homes using unsecured Wi-Fi networks. The information was collected by Google whilst it was gathering material for its Streetview project.  The Hamburg data regulator Johannes Caspar was clear:  “In my opinion, this case constitutes one of the biggest known data violations in history” he said.  Continue reading

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