I wrote for Smashing Magazine: https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2016/03/location-data-web-development-and-the-law/
At WordCamp Europe I discussed what the verdict in Delfi v Estonia means for our profession. This case, which was heard in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), concerned the issue of liability for comments on web sites, and had huge implications for any web site in Europe that allows comments.
I delivered this presentation on Friday 26 June at WordCamp Europe in Seville, Spain.
A vote in the European Parliament on June 16 – that’s tomorrow – will determine whether Internet users like you and me can freely link to content and services of our choosing.
If you want to shake a German to his very core, there are three words that will do it: “Ihre papieren, bitte.”
A bit like this:
The video of my presentation on what’s new in web design and development law from WordCamp Manchester is now up at wordpress.tv.
Topics included the Consumer Rights Directive, the EU cookie law, the BPAS data breach, and Nominet’s crackdown on domain privacy.
This video is geared towards a UK audience and is not legal advice.