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TMT weekly highlights—25 October 2018

Published on: 25 October 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • TMT weekly highlights—25 October 2018
  • In this issue:
  • Data protection
  • Court of Appeal confirms organisation liable for employee’s data breach, even though not at fault (Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc v Various Claimants)
  • Urgent case for ePrivacy Regulation says EDPS
  • Media
  • Copyright infringement—assessing duration of notional licence and additional damages (Reformation Publishing Company v Cruiseco)
  • Government clampdown on illicit streaming devices deemed effective
  • Government response to disinformation and fake news report criticised
  • Internet
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of TMT highlights covers the cases of Wm Morrison Supermarkets v Various Claimants on vicarious liability for data breaches, Reformation Publishing Company v Cruiseco on copyright infringement in a promotional video clip and Bastei Lübbe v Strotzer on the compatibility of national legislation with two European directives. It also includes details of a strongly-worded blog post by the European Data Protection Supervisor on why there is an urgent need for European legislators to reconcile their difference on the proposed ePrivacy Regulation. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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