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European Court of Justice: Judgment in Case C-201/14 Smaranda Bara and Others (transfer of data between public authorithies) “EU law precludes the transfer and processing of personal data between two public administrative bodies without the persons  concerned (data  subjects) having been informed in advance”. ECJ: Case C-362/14 Maximillian Schrems (USA safe harbour scheme) “…the Commission […]

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Causa C-117/13 Technische Universität Darmstadt.pdf “Uno Stato membro può autorizzare le biblioteche a digitalizzare, senza il consenso dei titolari dei diritti, determinati libri della loro collezione al fine di proporli su posti di lettura elettronica. Gli Stati membri possono, entro certi limiti e a determinate condizioni qual i il pagamento di un equo compenso ai […]

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European Commission – PRESS RELEASES – Press release – Antitrust: Commission opens formal investigation into Amazon’s e-book distribution arrangements “The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation into certain business practices by Amazon in the distribution of electronic books (“e-books”). The Commission will in particular investigate certain clauses included in Amazon’s contracts with publishers. […]

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  The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether the proposed creation of a joint venture between three collective rights management organisations (CMOs) in the online licensing of musical works is in line with the EU Merger Regulation. Posted from Diigo.

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New Leak Reveals Luxembourg Tax Deals for Disney, Koch Brothers Empire | International Consortium of Investigative Journalists “The first set of Luxembourg tax deals, published by ICIJ and its media partners on Nov. 5, was arranged through the accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers. The latest set of documents reveal that the aggressive tax structures are being brokered […]

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