Case law on the Internet and sexual harassment at work Ms Morse was employed as the Head of Multimedia at Future Reality Limited from March to August 1995. She was the only woman to share an office with several men who spent much time viewing and downloading sexually explicit and obscene images from the Internet, […]
On 8 April 2014 the European Court of Justice ruled that the Data Retention Directive 2006/24/EC interferes in a particularly serious manner with the fundamental rights to respect for private life and to the protection of personal data. The Directive is declared invalid. Today’s guest post by Sylvie Rousseau and Matthias Vierstraete explains what the court decided […]
I have just been sent a link to a story of how "Anonymous", whoever or whatever they are, "solved" a particularly nasty case of gang rape and cyberbullying leading to suicide inside two hours after the RCMP had got no-where in year. The case raises many issues from how police investigations should be conducted in the Internet Age through to the evidential quality, if any, of material that is widely circulated and believed.
Apple has lost its High Court appeal against the UK ruling that Samsung had not infringed its design rights. In early July 2012, a UK court ruled that Samsung had not infringed upon the design of the iPad with its own Galaxy Tab device. Judge Colin Birss told Samsung that its Galaxy Tab was “not as […]
A landmark patent law decision has ordered Samsung Electronics to pay Apple Inc. $1.05 billion for copying Apple’s cutting edge technology. Emerald Publishing’s Ian Jones looks at the impact this ruling may have on innovation and competition both for consumers and the mobile technology industry. I first declare my interest in the Apple v Samsung […]