Telecom law


Taylor Swift is Watching You Watching Her

Taylor Swift is Watching You Watching Her
18/03/2019

In 2018, face recognition technology (“FRT”) stumbled from childhood into adolescence in commercial applications. It evolved from being used primarily as a gimmick to unlock your phone or retrieve pictures of specific persons within your 60K pictures

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GDPR, Six Months On: The First Analysis Of The Belgian Data Protection Authority

GDPR, Six Months On: The First Analysis Of The Belgian Data Protection Authority
25/12/2018

Following the release by several foreign data protection authorities of their statistics, the Belgian data protection authority (“DPA”) has now also made its first analysis.

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Sextorsion ? Comment se prémunir des dangers du cybersex

Sextorsion ? Comment se prémunir des dangers du cybersex
30/11/2018

Les technologies de l’information et de la communication, dont les réseaux sociaux, ont révolutionné le quotidien d’une grande partie de la population.

Cette influence se fait également sentir dans le domaine de l’intime et de la vie sexuelle. 

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Geoblockingverordening in werking op 4 december 2018

Geoblockingverordening in werking op 4 december 2018
07/11/2018

De EU wil met de Geoblockverordening (Verordening (EU) 2018/302) discriminatie van klanten op grond van nationaliteit, of verblijfplaats bij online-verkoop aanpakken. Het is immers nog al te vaak zo dat webshops verschillende prijs- of verkoopsvoorwaarden hanteren in functie van het land van waaruit een potentiële klant hun website bezoekt.

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New camera surveillance rules

New camera surveillance rules
24/09/2018

The revised Belgian Surveillance Camera Act (“Act”) entered into force on 25 May 2018, at the same time as the GDPR. The Act applies to all cameras that monitor and supervise an area for the purpose of preventing, establishing or detecting crime or disturbance and maintaining order. In comparison to the former act, the Act imposes extra requirements on the use of surveillance cameras.

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The Revised Video Surveillance Act

The Revised Video Surveillance Act
17/07/2018

The Act of 31 March 2007 governing the installation and use of surveillance cameras (hereinafter the "Video Surveillance Act") has been revised due to the entry into force of the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter the "GDPR") on 25 May of this year.

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Industrie uit bezorgdheden over nieuwe spam- en cookiewetgeving

Industrie uit bezorgdheden over nieuwe spam- en cookiewetgeving
02/06/2018

Verschillende Europese belangenorganisaties hebben grote bezorgdheden geuit bij de actuele tekst van het ontwerp van “ePrivacyverordening”. Dat hebben ze gedaan in een gezamenlijke brief aan de Europese Raad naar aanleiding van de zitting van de Raad voor Vervoer, Telecommunicatie en Energie van 8 juni 2018.

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Adidas Wins Battle over Three Parallel Stripes Trade Mark

Adidas Wins Battle over Three Parallel Stripes Trade Mark
09/05/2018

In its judgment of 1 March 2018 in case T-629/16, the General Court of the European Union (the “Court”) dismissed the appeal brought by Shoe Branding Europe BVBA (“SB”) against the decision of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (“EUIPO”) to refuse registration for its trade mark following the opposition filed by Adidas AG (“Adidas”).

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Surveillance Cameras for Enforcement Authorities and the Private Sector: Updated Rules

Surveillance Cameras for Enforcement Authorities and the Private Sector: Updated Rules
02/05/2018

On 8 March 2018, the Chamber of Representatives of the Federal Parliament (Kamer van volksvertegenwoordigers/Chambre des Représentants) adopted a bill facilitating the use of cameras by both the police and private individuals, and regulating the terms under which intelligence and security services can access camera images

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Votre abonnement Netflix va vous suivre en vacances …

Votre abonnement Netflix va vous suivre en vacances …
12/03/2018

Vous partez en voyages d’affaires et redoutez de devoir attendre votre retour pour le prochain épisode de votre série ? Vous partez en week-end et voudriez écouter votre playlist Spotify en streaming en passant la frontière ? A partir de ce 1er avril, les résidents d’un Etat membre de l’UE pourront profiter de leurs abonnements de contenus en ligne lorsqu’ils se rendent dans un autre Etat membre à titre temporaire.

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