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What's really going on when Facebook asks you for ID

If you want to shake a German to his very core, there are three words that will do it: “Ihre papieren, bitte.”

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Facebook: Belgium tells web designers how to do their jobs

You may have seen the news this week where Belgium’s data protection authority declared that Facebook “tramples on European and Belgian privacy laws“. In other news, the Pope was found to be Catholic and a bear was spotted having his morning constitutional in the woods. 594 more words

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Survey: help me plan my future web law writing

As I map out my work for the next few months, it would be greatly helpful if those of you who have read my posts, purchased my ebook, or attended one of my conference presentations could help me know what you want to see. 39 more words

Web Law

Why requiring proof of ID to use social networking sites won't work

I got a big laugh at WordCamp London when I showed the audience this tweet as an example of an “unhelpful intervention”.

Tory Maria Miller calling for websites & social media operators to require proof of ID for people to use them…

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#WCLDN Presentation: A web designer's law update 2015

I delivered this presentation at WordCamp London on 21 March 2015. The video will eventually be posted up at wordpress.tv. 156 more words

Web Law

Sleeper's Charter

My favourite high school English teacher used to say, in her folksy American way, “If you don’t have a ticket, don’t show up for the game.” 247 more words

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No, Apple's new App Store policy is NOT compliance with the Consumer Rights Directive.

Apple has tipped over the…eh…apple cart by announcing that customers now have a 14 day return window for purchases out of the app store. The author of a… 180 more words

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