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Defamation in the Cyber Age: The Emerging Trends
Posted on 5 Nov 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

by Dr. Mohd Altaf Hussein Ahangar Excerpt: The cyber age signifies the age of high technology. Its evolution at the global level has affected every aspect of our lives. In relation to the law of defamation, the new trends of anonymous defamer... Read More

Hans-Josef Vogel on Social Media Plug-Ins: Recent Court Decisions in Germany
Posted on 15 Dec 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

By Hans-Josef Vogel Social media plug-ins, such as the Facebook "Like" button, have become ubiquitous on the internet. Their legal implications are yet not fully determined. Issues of both data protection law and fair trade matters are commonly... Read More

UK's Times newspapers to charge for Web access
Posted on 26 Mar 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

LONDON - (APINTL) The Times and The Sunday Times newspapers will begin charging for Internet access to content in June, offering subscriptions at 1 pound ($1.48) a day or 2 pounds a week, News International announced Friday. Access to the digital services... Read More

EU unveils "digital agenda" to increase use of Web
Posted on 19 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BRUSSELS - (AP) The European Commission unveiled plans Wednesday to greatly increase the number of Europeans using public and commercial services online over the next decade. Neelie Kroes, the EU commissioner for digital affairs, said 30 percent of... Read More

Another US Internet company pulls back in China
Posted on 25 Mar 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

WASHINGTON - (AP) Two U.S. companies that sell Internet addresses to Web sites said Wednesday they had stopped registering new domain names in China because the Chinese government has begun demanding pictures and other identification documents from their... Read More

Germany to Google: Respect data privacy
Posted on 20 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BERLIN - (AP) Germany's Foreign Minister has warned Google co-founder Larry Page to respect the nation's data protection laws in an escalating dispute over the U.S. Internet giant's "Street View" mapping program. Foreign Minister... Read More