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The right to privacy in the European Union

What ever happened to privacy? New technologies gather, store and share information as never before. And we ourselves happily take part in the gathering, storing and sharing of information. At the same time, we know how important privacy is to modern life and how endangered privacy has become.

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Hyperlink: a copyright infringement?

A hyperlink (or simply a link) contains a hypertext that refers to a website on the Internet. This is usually a text, but an image can also be used as a hyperlink. In recent case law, the question has arisen whether hyperlinks infringe copyright.

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Cookie legislation: have you brought your website into line?

Under the Dutch Telecommunications Act (DTA), several new provisions have been made regarding cookies. Under the new rules, websites are required to ask visitors for their consent before setting a cookie (or other information) on their PC, laptop or mobile phone.

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