Trinity lecturer loses discrimination case at European Court of Justice

Posted in Legal issues on November 24th, 2016 by steve

Ireland“A lecturer from Trinity College Dublin (TCD) has lost his case for discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation at the European Court of Justice …” (more)

[Newstalk, 24 November]

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ECJ Advocate General’s Opinion recommends Data Retention directive be struck down

Posted in Legal issues on December 12th, 2013 by steve

“The Advocate General of the European Court of Justice has delivered his opinion in the Digital Rights Ireland challenge to the Data Retention Directive …” (more)

[McGarr Solicitors, 12 December]

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Minister welcomes European court ruling against filtering content

Posted in Legal issues on February 16th, 2012 by steve

“The Minister for Research and Innovation Sean Sherlock said he ‘welcomed’ a decision from the European Court of Justice which ruled that social networks cannot be obliged to install a filter for user-generated content to prevent copyright infringement, saying it will guide Irish courts when looking into similar matters …” (more)

[Laura O’Brien, Silicon Republic, 16 February]

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ECJ says web hosts can’t be forced to install anti-copyright filters

Posted in Legal issues on February 16th, 2012 by steve

“The European Court of Justice has ruled that web hosting companies and services cannot be ordered to install filtering software monitoring uploaded content for potential copyright infringement …” (more)

[Business ETC, 16 February]

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Sherlock: Court decision provides clarity on copyright laws

Posted in Legal issues on February 16th, 2012 by steve

“The decision by the European Court of Justice that an online social network cannot be obliged to install a general filtering system to prevent copyright infringement has been welcomed by Minister for Research and Innovation, Sean Sherlock …” (more)

[Business Post, 16 February]

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