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Examining the impact of the new draft ePrivacy Regulation

Published on: 26 January 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Examining the impact of the new draft ePrivacy Regulation
  • Original news
  • What are the proposals for a Regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communications?
  • What impact will the proposals have for the telecoms industry and web companies?
  • Impact on providers of e-communications services
  • Impact on all organisations with an online presence
  • Impact on software providers
  • What sanctions will be made available for those companies falling foul of the new rules? Are these likely to deter the wealthiest?
  • Is there a danger that stricter rules could undermine the ability of websites to fund themselves and offer free services?
  • Do the proposals clarify whether publishers are able to legally use ad blocking detection software?
  • More...

Article summary

IP & IT analysis: What are the potential implications of a new draft Regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communications (the draft Regulation)? As part of a series of articles to mark Data Privacy Day, Claire Walker, head of client knowledge, and Alex Dixie, an associate, at Olswang, explain the proposals for a new draft Regulation and consider its implications. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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