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You may remember our blog back in October reporting on the issue of the rise in mobile spamming. Yesterday the The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issued the first monetary penalties under the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR). Fines totalling £440,000 were issued to the two owners of Tetrus Telecoms, a marketing company who were found to have sent millions of unlawful spam texts over the past three years.
The Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP) has announced that new rules providing transparency and choice for consumers around Online Behavioural Advertising (OBA) will be included in the UK Code of Non-broadcast Advertising from 4 February 2013.
One of the big challenges for many inventors and entrepreneurs is how to turn a great idea into a profitable and viable business. Once an idea has been conceived, entrepreneurs must develop a business plan and identify how the idea can be commercialised.
It’s not been a good couple of weeks for Apple as the patent and design sagas continue.
Apple has lost its appeal in the UK against Samsung for infringing design rights registered in connection with the iPad. Apple has now lost a series of international lawsuits against Samsung based on the design of their tablets including cases in the Netherlands, Australia and the US.
Apple, Google, Microsoft, Samsung and other leading tech firms, patent officers, regulators and academics met in Switzerland last week to discuss whether action is needed to prevent patent disputes in the industry which people fear will stifle future innovation.
Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has attempted to curb European antitrust concerns by submitting a proposal to Joaquin Almunia the Vice President of the European Commission and Commissioner responsible for competition policy. Continue reading
The deadline to comply with the changes in law in relation to internet cookies is fast approaching. Is your website cookie compliant? Continue reading