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FSF v Cisco

A court action has been filed in the long-running dispute between the two organisations alleging violations of the GPL and the LGPL. If the action comes to trial, it will lead to a major ruling on open source principles.

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Tiscali v BT: ISPs Competing for Customers and Unlawful Means

A novel use of the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008 and the Business Protection from Misleading Marketing Regulations 2008 has received an important, albeit partial, endorsement in the High Court. Tiscali is suing BT for interference with its business by unlawful means.

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FSF v Cisco.

A court action has been filed in the long-running dispute between the two organisations alleging violations of the GPL and the LGPL. If the action comes to trial, it will lead to a major ruling on open source principles.

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Copyright: Another IPO Consultation

David Lammy, Minister for Higher Education and Intellectual Property, has launched a wide-ranging consultation by the Intellectual Property Office on the future direction of copyright

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Copyright: Another IPO Consultation

David Lammy, Minister for Higher Education and Intellectual Property, has launched a wide-ranging consultation by the Intellectual Property Office on the future direction of copyright.

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File-sharing and ‘Bullying’

A major row has broken out about copyright enforcement – not usually a subject that generates much passion but even croquet can get violent. In the latest development, Which?, the consumer-focused publisher, and Davenport Lyons disagree about the propriety of the latter’s letters to alleged file-sharers – and that disagreement has got quite heated.

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File-sharing and ‘Bullying’

A major row has broken out about copyright enforcement – not usually a subject that generates much passion but even croquet can get violent. In the latest development, Which?, the consumer-focused publisher, and Davenport Lyons disagree about the propriety of the latter’s letters to alleged file-sharers – and that disagreement has got quite heated.

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New BSI Standards on Evidence and Admissibility of Electronic Information

BSI British Standards has published BS 10008, Evidential weight and legal admissibility of electronic information – Specification. The standard sets out the requirements for the implementation and operation of electronic information management systems, including the storage and transfer of information, and addresses issues relating to authenticity and integrity of information.

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