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Influencing the Digital Consumer & Platform Economy – European Consultation for a Revision of...

Recently, the European Commission (EC) opened a public consultation for all citizens and organisations with regard to a revision of EU consumer law. The...

The Ins and Outs of Geoblocking

Geoblocking has become a controversial topic. The European Commission sees unjustified geoblocking as an impediment to the Digital Single Market. There is a broader...

Implications of BREXIT for Tech Businesses In the UK and Europe

The implications of today's BREXIT vote in the UK are momentous and far from clear. Tech businesses with operations in the UK and Europe will...

The new Net Neutrality Regulation: Part 3 of 3 – Enforcement and what’s next

This article is part of a series. Click here to read part 1 (The basics). Click here to read part 2 (Exceptions, Justifications and Special Services). In...

The new Net Neutrality Regulation: Part 2 of 3 – Exceptions, Justifications and Special...

  When the TSM Regulation with new binding rules for Net Neutrality was adopted, many activists claimed that the new rules were more an “abolition”...

The new Net Neutrality Regulation: Part 1 of 3 – The basics

On 27 October 2015, the European Parliament has adopted the so-called “TSM”-Regulation (“TSM” is for “Telecommunications Singe Market”). One of the two main parts...

Digital Single Market: two new directive proposals for consumer contracts on digital content and...

At the end of 2015, the European Commission published two directive proposals. These proposals see to the supply of digital content (COM (2015) 634)...

Cloud computing and privacy series: security and data breach legal requirements (part 5 of...

This fifth article of our cloud computing and privacy series (links to our previous articles below) addresses the topic of data breach notification requirements....

EU Cloud Computing Consultation – Bird & Bird’s response

On 31 August 2011, the EU closed its consultation on Cloud Computing. The Consultation seeks to gain input from users, suppliers and advisors in...

Digital Single Market: Sample post

This is an article about how the Digital Single Market came to be.