Google Woes in the EU Include Conviction for Executives Over Video Posting
conviction of 3 Google executives in Italy for a video posted on Google
which showed the bullying of a disable teenager captured many headlines. No
question that the video was in poor taste and Google took the...
No surprise that Google's search engine continues to grow at the
expense of Yahoo! and Microsoft's Bing. Hitwise now reports April 2010: Google at 71.4%,
Yahoo! down 1% to to 14.96%, Bing down 2% to 9.43%, Ask down 37% to 2.18%, and
the remaining 78 search engines accounted for 2.03%. As these...
Much as was anticipated, the European Commission (the "Commission") announced its long-awaited proposals on what are likely to be viewed as drastic changes to data protection law in Europe. The proposals seek to make EU privacy laws fit for the 21st Century and seek to both change the system...
We witnessed major developments in the U.S. privacy legal landscape [in February]. Most significantly, on February 23, 2012, the White House released its long-awaited report on consumer data privacy. A week earlier, on February 16, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") released a staff...
The European Union's E-Privacy Directive has been in effect since May, and many jurisdictions across the EU are already tackling its implementation. Belgium, Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, The Netherlands and Spain have all taken action regarding the Directive. Moreover, the Article 29 Working...
By Paul McCormack What's new? Since our publication in March 2012, there has a been a number of updates in relation to the following jurisdictions:
The Netherlands, and
Furthermore, on 7 June 2012, Article 29 Working...