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A look at UK and European legislation that relates to event organisers and managers
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Justice Committee Tells EU To Rethink Data Protection Proposals | TechWeekEurope UK

Justice Committee Tells EU To Rethink Data Protection Proposals | TechWeekEurope UK | Event Legislation | Scoop.it
The UK's Justice Committee takes umbrage with numerous parts of the European Commission's data protection proposals...

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Shaping data protection for the future now!

Shaping data protection for the future now! | Event Legislation | Scoop.it
At the closure of the 84th Conference of the Data Protection Commissioners of the Federation and the Federal Länder, the Brandenburg Commissioner for Data Protection and the Right of Access to the Files, Dagmar Hartge, the Commissioner for Data...

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Scottish Sun news editor reported over 'breaching data protection laws'

Scottish Sun news editor reported over 'breaching data protection laws' | Event Legislation | Scoop.it
Gill Smith attended a Glasgow police station voluntarily earlier this week.

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Google privacy policy slammed by EU data protection chiefs

Google privacy policy slammed by EU data protection chiefs | Event Legislation | Scoop.it

Commissioners say privacy changes effectively breach European law due to 'uncontrolled' and non-consensual data use.

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Sheffield student faces 10 years in jail for ‘breaching copyright on website’ - Yorkshire Post

Sheffield student faces 10 years in jail for ‘breaching copyright on website’ - Yorkshire Post | Event Legislation | Scoop.it

BBC NewsSheffield student faces 10 years in jail for ‘breaching copyright on website’Yorkshire PostAn “excellent” student wanted for alleged infringement of copyright in the US could be jailed for up to 10 years if he were convicted in the...


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Facebook wants more legal protection over copyright breaches by users - Irish Independent

Facebook wants more legal protection over copyright breaches by users - Irish Independent | Event Legislation | Scoop.it

Facebook wants more legal protection over copyright breaches by users? But it wants stronger legal protection so that it can avoid being sued if users post copyrighted material such as books, music or films on their...


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Minimum wage up by 15p to £6.08

Minimum wage up by 15p to £6.08 | Event Legislation | Scoop.it
The minimum wage goes up from 1 October, with the main rate for adults aged 21 or over rising by 15p to £6.08 an hour.

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Exemptions - Guide to Data Protection - ICO

What are the exemptions from notification? When can you withhold information from individuals? When can you disclose personal data to third parties?
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Data Protection Act 1998

An Act to make new provision for the regulation of the processing of information relating to individuals, including the obtaining, holding, use or disclosure of such information.

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» Data protection tips for SMBs

» Data protection tips for SMBs | Event Legislation | Scoop.it

This good article provides solid data protection advice for SMBs that if followed should make life a lot easier if your business experiences any kind of disaster (flood, fire, earthquake etc).


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Similar, but not copied, image found to breach copyright: Digital Photography Review

Similar, but not copied, image found to breach copyright: Digital Photography Review | Event Legislation | Scoop.it

Similar, but not copied:  image found to breach copyright because the composition was similar to another (bright red London bus against a monochrome background)


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Disclosure of copyright-protected information under FOI not a breach of copyright - Out-Law.com

Disclosure of copyright-protected information under FOI not a breach of copyright - Out-Law.com | Event Legislation | Scoop.it

Copyright does not act as a statutory bar to disclosure ... This is because section 50 of the CDPA provides that where the copying or publishing of information is specifically authorised by an Act of Parliament copyright will not be infringed," the ICO said.


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EMI Sues Grooveshark Again For Copyright Infringement And Contract Breach - hypebot

EMI Sues Grooveshark Again For Copyright Infringement And Contract Breach - hypebot | Event Legislation | Scoop.it
The rough waters continue for Grooveshark today, as EMI has filed a new break of contract and copyright infringement lawsuit against the company.

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Copyright is a huge break in contract law, companies have to sign contracts stating they will not steal and copy any other work that other companies have done. Grooveshark has copied some of EMI technology causing it to be illegal.
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Minimum wage change takes effect

Minimum wage change takes effect | Event Legislation | Scoop.it
A rise in the earnings of the lowest paid workers has come into effect, but athletes and hairdressers are likely to see their tax bill increase.

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