European Court of Justice rules against anti-piracy filter

The European Court of Justice has ruled that a social network cannot be made to install an anti-piracy filtering system.The judgment comes after SABAM, a Belgian institution that manages the copyright of  Belgian writers and composers wanted Netlog, a Belgian social networking website with some 94 million registered international users, to install a filtering system[…]

Online shopping in the EU increases despite legal barriers

The  European Parliament’s Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection has published a study on consumer behaviour in a digital environment that analyses consumer behaviour and the interaction between consumers and businesses online, examining how consumers benefit from the digital environment and whether and how they change their purchasing behaviour.