Category Archives: Providers’ liability

Did Google Ignore A Takedown On The Italian Video? | Techdirt

Did Google Ignore A Takedown On The Italian Video? Techdirt 8 March 2010 Apart from the issue of establishing the facts, the question is can Google be criminally liable? It may sound harsh, but the context of criminal liability has … Continue reading

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Censorship: Google/China and others

Obviously, the headlines for the past 10 days are aboug Google’s declaration and movement of withdrawal from China, but as pointed out, well, if Google withdraws from China, why not other countries like India, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Russia…? “Google Considers … Continue reading

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Due process and Twitter

Due process…. Twitter Banning Satirical ‘Fake’ Versions Of Politicians? (TechDirt, 28 October 2009)

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China and censorship

Quite a funny one and not about political censorship, but about a Governmental Chinese report on copyrights whose access has been blocked… by the software GOogle used to avoid malwares.That’s Rich: China Accuses Google Of Censorship (TechDirt, 28 October 2009)

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Twitter issues

A judge banned the use of Twitter in the courtroom; it is a form of broadcast in the sense that put all together the threads form a good picture of what happened; on the other hand, one does not need … Continue reading

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ISP & co Liability

Google Not Liable For ‘Defamatory’ Search Result Snippets In The UK (TechDirt, 17 July 2009)

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Filtering,

EC: New net-neutrality law is unnecessary – ZDNet.co.uk: “EC: New net-neutrality law is unnecessary” The Conseil constitutionnel (French Constitutional Court) rejected part of the Bill nicknamed Hadopi in its provisions that were allowing an administrative authority to cut the right … Continue reading

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Piracy and ISPs’ attitude in Sweden

Exploiting a gap in the law, Swedish ISPs do not keep any content nor any log on their customers. A radical stand to maximise privacy against the Governments’ trend (like the UK) to want to keep data. “More Swedish ISPs … Continue reading

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ISPs not effective cops?

When I have the time, I’ll read it more carefully, but the research is interesting. If it is proven that ISPs are not effective cops, then there is a practical for forbidding them to act as cops, independently of human … Continue reading

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Google’s criminal liability

Just two informations on this: the trial is opening; Google’s exec was silly enough to travel to Italy for a conference and got arrested.I can’t find information about which bits of the criminal code or legislation has been used, but … Continue reading

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