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Articles tagged with “ISP Liability”

Apr 3

Protecting Brands on the Internet — A Look at Approaches Taken by the EU, US and Italy

Introduction Online advertising is the backbone of the internet business model. However, the practice by online advertisers in bidding to use keywords purchased from search engines featuring famous brand names may hurt brand owners’ reputation or divert consumers. Moreover, the internet offers more opportunities for counterfeiters. Indeed, many online stores, usually run by providers outside the European Union, imitate stores selling genuine… continued

Apr 3

The Italian ‘Google Vividown’ case: ISPs’ liability for user-generated content

On 21 December 2012, the Milan Court of Appeals overturned the decision issued in 2010 by the Court of Milan in the ’Google Vividown’ case. Filed on 27 February 2013, the Court of Appeals’ decision was based on and confirmed the general principle that Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have no general duty to monitor user-uploaded content on their systems. Laura Liguori… continued

Article added to: Technologies
Feb 6

Developments in advertising law, the Internet, e-commerce and IP in 2012, and trends for 2013

2012 was characterized by a number of innovations in legal provisions, case law and regulations concerning the Internet, e-commerce, advertising and intellectual property that affected the evolution of these sectors. This article deals with the main innovations of 2012 in the aforementioned fields and tries to predict some possible new trends for the coming year…. continued

Aug 3

Could ISPs be Forced to Take Action to Guarantee Individual’s “Right to be Forgotten”?
From the “Right to be Let Alone” to Control over Personal Data

In recent years technological innovations and the expanding range of services available on the internet have conjured up an every-increasing variety of new issues for data protection. While social networks allow personal data to be continuously shared, a simple search on a search engine may produce a lot of information concerning an individual’s present and… continued

Article added to: Internet, E-Commerce, Start up