Germany’s highest court temporarily blocks Facebook from collecting user data

Germany’s Federal Court of Justice, the country’s highest civil court, has overruled a court decision suspending an antitrust authority order which focused on Facebook’s collection and use of data. The court found that there were “neither serious doubts about Facebook’s dominant position on the German market for social networks, nor that Facebook is abusing the…

Ofcom European Electronic Communications Code Consultation deadline approaches

The deadline of 3 March 2020 for responses to Ofcom’s Electronic Communications Code (“EECC”) Consultation is fast approaching. The consultation focuses on the implementation of the EECC. The EECC includes regulatory changes across a wide scope, including: Banning mobile providers from selling “locked” devices; Provision of a “summary of key contract terms” to customers before they…