The bi-monthly law journal providing coverage and guidance of key e-commerce law cases, such as those dealing with domain names and domain name disputes, intellectual property rights, copyright infringements, liability, online / behavourial advertising, distance selling regulations, privacy law, cybercrime, social networking, trademarks, telecoms and software / read more
The latest issue of E-Commerce Law Reports
E-Commerce Law Reports (Volume 14 Issue 5, published on 21 October 2014) features analysis and commentary on the most significant decisions affecting online commerce globally in the last few months.
Highlights include close scrutiny of Microsoft's ongoing case regarding the search warrant issued by a US court demanding customer data held by Microsoft in Dublin and the lack of any real consideration of the Mutual Assistance Treaty established between the US and Ireland. Evy Marques of Felsberg Advogados provides insight into the move by Brazilian regulators to fine telecommunications company Oi for privacy violations, which could Evy explains be indicative of the future application of Brazil's new legal framework for the internet.
Amongst the case law dealing with the issue of copyright in the digital world, this issue features an analysis of the CJEU's finding that libraries may be authorised by Member States to digitise books and make them available at electronic reading stations. Gonzalo E. Mon of Kelley Drye & Warren explains proceedings between Levitt v. Yelp! in which four plaintiffs filed a suit alleging that the review site Yelp exerted undue pressure on them, which amounted to extortion, to purchase advertising.