The European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) held today that the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles for transfer of data to the US are invalid, opening questions on past and future data transfers that rely on such data protection principles.
Following the Tripp Trapp case – commented here – the Court of Justice of the EU (‘CJEU’) has recently issued another interesting decision on trademarks representing the shape of goods.
Italian Communications Authority launches public inquiry into digital platforms and electronic communication services
The Italian Communications Authority (AGCOM) launched a public inquiry into the development of digital platforms and electronic communication services on September 17 2015. The inquiry will conclude on March 15, 2016, and methods for participation of stakeholders will soon be released via the AGCOM website.
Join us tomorrow at 4:00 PM CET for a new session of our Sports and Media Webinars. We will be providing an update on the Digital Single Market, including, among other things, Copyright and Geoblocking, the review of the Audiovisual Media Services and Cable and Satellite Directives, E-commerce Regulations.
The Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), Yves Bot, has issued his opinion on a recent data protection case, raising concerns over the adequacy of the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles in the transfer of personal data to the United States. This opinion could lead to considerable issues not only for social media platforms, but for all businesses.