Even selfies are used in court

According to Wikipedia, a “selfie” “is a self-portrait type image, typically taken with a smartphone which may be held in the hand or supported by a selfie stick. Selfies are often shared on social networking services such as Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram.” Easy to get, even easier to share on Internet or on social media. However, the simplicity of taking a selfie can create considerable complications, […]

Online data processing in election campaigns

2018 was the year of the Cambridge Analytics scandal to which it is due the development and application of a particular model of “behavioral micro-targeting”. Micro-targeting is a marketing technique that allows you to create, through the processing of personal data, the profile of each individual user and then send him targeted advertisements. The U.S. […]

Antitrust: European Commission fines Google for abusive practices in online advertising

Between 2006 and 2016, Google imposed to several third-party websites a number of restrictive clauses in contracts which prevented Google’s competitors from placing their search adverts on these websites. This is made clear from the European Commission’s survey started on July 2017 and extended for over two years. According to Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge […]

The invalidity of the patent and the amount paid as royalties during a licensing contract

During a licensing contract, the licensee is the person obtaining the licence in exchange for the payment of a compensation. The compensation for a licence could be a sum of money or a rent (known as royalties) which amount is connected to the percentage of some variables such as the quantity of items sold by […]