- Examining the impact of the new draft ePrivacy Regulation
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- 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?
- What is the legislative timetable for these reforms and what are the next steps?
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.
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