Advertisers must use YouTube's age-restricting technologies for ads that should
not be shown to children if they want to comply with advertising regulations, an
expert has said.
Photographs that are digitally manipulated using imaging software can be
original enough to qualify for copyright protection, the Patents County Court
An advertising icon that explains to internet users about online behavioural
advertising (OBA) should be displayed alongside almost every ad regardless of
whether they themselves are targeted ads, an industry body has said.
The Government should implement anti-piracy measures contained in the Digital
Economy Act (DEA) "as quickly as possible", an independent panel appointed to
review the future of the UK film industry has said.
A German internet service provider (ISP) does not have to block its customers
from accessing foreign betting websites even if they are considered illegal in
the country, according to reports.
OPINION: People have sold their unwanted second hand records and CDs for years
and one US company is facing a lawsuit for helping its users do the same with
their digital music files. So would it be legal in the UK? The answer is a
fairly emphatic 'no'.
Bank of England proposals to prevent abuse of sweeping new powers due to be
introduced as part of a review of financial services regulation in the UK "fall
short" of what is needed, the chairman of the House of Commons' Treasury
Committee has said.
The new regulatory body which will take over the consumer protection role of the
Financial Services Authority (FSA) could suffer from the same shortcomings as
its predecessor without a change in focus, a Parliamentary committee has warned.
EU law allows governments to pay simple rather than compound interest when
repaying overpaid tax, an advisor to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has
Redeveloping existing rail networks and expanding their capacity would deliver a
proportionately better return on investment than creating a new high-speed rail
line, according to a Government-commissioned report.
The insurance industry must take action to stop customers launching spurious
legal claims which are driving up the cost of premiums, a committee group of MPs
A multi-million pound settlement to be paid to hundreds of female Edinburgh City
Council workers is further evidence that courts are becoming "less sympathetic"
to employers who try to evade equal pay claims through the use of complex legal
arguments, an expert has said.
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