Archive for December 22nd, 2006

The Law of Search Engines

As part of a visit to the University of Haifa, Faculty of Law (where I'm teaching a course on Internet governance; media coverage here for those that read Hebrew), I participated yesterday in a terrific conference on the law of search engines.  While there was predictably considerable discussion on all […]

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December 22, 2006 2 comments News

French Ct. Rules Privacy Trumps Copyright Investigations

In a case reminiscent of the CRIA file sharing litigation from 2004-05, a French court has ruled that privacy interests trump the rights of copyright holders to engage in aggressive investigative tactics.  A court annulled a decision against an alleged file sharer after it was revealed that the rights holder […]

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December 22, 2006 1 comment News