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Right To Be Forgotten Requests Already Received By Google
2014-05-16 04:55:57

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Just hours after the European Court of Justice ruled that search engines had to remove links to objectionable personal information that was “irrelevant and outdated” from their search results, sources revealed Thursday that Google had already received the first “right to be forgotten” requests. According to BBC News, one of the requests came from a politician seeking re-election, who asked that an article discussing his...

EU Court Rules ISPs Cannot Be Forced To Block Copyrighted Content
2011-11-26 05:50:20

Content owners cannot force Internet service providers to filter or block copyright-infringing material, including programs and websites that allow users to illegally download music or other files, according to a ruling handed down by the European Court of Justice Thursday. According to Mark Brown of Wired.co.uk, the ruling, handed down by the EU's highest court, ends a court battle that started seven years ago. In 2004, Belgian music rights firm SABAM learned that users of a local ISP,...

2011-07-05 11:52:00

WASHINGTON, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today in the European Court of Justice (ECJ), called for the European Union application of an Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) to be dismissed and declared illegal. The ATA, which brought the action on behalf of all of its members, said in its argument that aviation greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions should be regulated on a global...

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2011-04-27 14:38:22

Research scientists report that a case at a European Court of Justice (ECJ) could block development of embryonic stem cell-based therapies in Europe. The ECJ's advocate general said all patents on embryonic stem cell-related technologies should be banned on moral grounds.  However, leading stem-cell scientists said that could spell disaster for drug firms seeking treatments for conditions like blindness and spinal chord injuries. "If the ECJ was to follow this opinion, the reality is...

2010-07-23 06:45:00

LONDON, July 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - David Slays Goliath as 30 Year Monopoly is Ended - High Court Says That WPS is Lawful Clone of SAS System World Programming Ltd (WPL), a fast-growing UK-based company and a relatively recent entrant to the world of data management and business analytics software, has today secured a major legal victory in the High Court against analytics software giant SAS Institute, heralding the end of SAS Institute's 30 year monopoly in platforms...

2009-05-22 08:50:00

CLICHY, France, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- In a decision passed today by the UK High Court of Justice, the court agreed with the view held from the outset by L'Oreal, that eBay could do more to prevent trade mark infringement and suggested 10 measures: - filter listings before they are posted on the Site - use additional filters, including filters to detect listings of not-for-sale products and unboxed products - filter descriptions as well as titles - require...


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