Interesting decision in the U.K. about the liability of search engines for their search results under English defamation law. Thanks to Google’s lawyers, it provides a great overview of some common law principles, the relevance of freedom of expression and the e-commerce directive and its implementations.
Archive for July, 2009
The Dutch data retention implementation law (31145) is on the plenary agenda of the Dutch Senate next Monday and Tuesday, 6 and 7 July 2009. So far, the Senate has been very critical of the implementation law, has held an expert meeting and asked two rounds of questions to the Dutch government expressing its reservations with regard to the fundamental rights of citizens and the effectiveness of the proposed data retention framework.