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Irish Supreme Court Rejects Facebook Bid to Block ECJ Data Case

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) will hear a landmark privacy case regarding the transfer of EU citizens’ data to Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-05-31 19:45:54 UTC ]
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European Court rules ebook VAT cannot be reduced

The European Court of Justice has said VAT on ebooks cannot be reduced to that of printed books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EU ebook ruling means change to PLR, says SoA

The Society of Authors has welcomed the European Court's ruling on e-lending, which it argues removes “the final barrier” to applying Public Lending Right (PLR) to the remote lending of ebooks and audiobooks. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish publisher to challenge jury's libel award at European court

Independent Newspapers argues that €1.25m defamation award was disproportionate and has a ‘serious chilling effect’ on freedom of expression Ireland’s Independent Newspapers’ group is to challenge Irish defamation laws at the European Court of Human Rights, reports the Irish Times. The newspaper... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-books: Product or Service? Digital Spotlight 2015

In early March, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) issued a major ruling, invalidating reduced value-added tax (VAT) rates on ebooks in France and Luxembourg. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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France and Luxembourg ordered to restore ebook VAT

The European Court of Justice has ordered France and Luxembourg to restore their standard VAT rates on ebooks in a ruling announced today (5th March). The court upheld a decision previously made by European Commission, which ruled that the two countries cannot charge the same VAT rate on ebooks... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French publishers warned on ebook VAT rise

The French Publishers Association (Syndicat National de l’Edition, SNE) has warned its members that France may raise VAT on ebooks from 5.5% to the standard 20% during the first half of next year to avoid a fine of several million euros from the European Court of Justice, according to the trade... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Politically bankrupt China dare not tolerate freedom of the press | Will Hutton

Even as China's leaders promise a more liberal future for the country, they are suppressing those who would tell the truthThe year began with journalists from China's Southern Weekly striking because their paper had spiked a leader calling for constitutional protections for individual liberty at... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2013-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book price-fixing law passed in France

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Wed, 18/05/2011 - 14:45 The French National Assembly yesterday (17th May) voted into law a bill allowing publishers to fix prices of all ebooks sold in France. The text says that retailers inside or outside France must respect the fixed prices.... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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