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CJEU case on 'screen-scraping' has potential to affect business models, says expert

Some price comparison websites and other online businesses could be forced to alter their business models if the EU's highest court takes steps to prevent unauthorised 'screen-scraping' of data, an expert has said. 10 Nov 2014

Study into business access to public information launched in UK

The UK's primary regulator of competition has commissioned a study into whether the market for commercial use of public information (CUPI) has improved since a damning report of practices by some public sector bodies was issued by the now-defunct Office of... 23 Sep 2014

Stan James wins latest battle over alleged infringement of football match data rights

Football authorities in England and Scotland have lost the latest round of a legal battle with a gambling operator over the alleged infringement of their intellectual property rights. 20 Mar 2014

Information held in electronic databases not property which can be possessed, rules UK court

Information stored electronically does not constitute property which someone can exercise possession of, judges in the UK have ruled. 20 Mar 2014

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