Link Roundup – March 3, 2012

Google’s Privacy Policy Goes Into Effect: Google’s much talked-about new privacy policy went into effect this week, not surprisingly with a measure of controversy. Days before the policy went into effect worldwide, the EU tasked the French government’s privacy agency to ascertain whether Google’s privacy policy violated new EU privacy law. Should the French agency find Google’s policy to be illegal, it has the power to both fine Google and to seek an injunction against Continue Reading →

English Premier League Loses Match in European Court

This week, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) handed down a hotly anticipated ruling in Football Association Premier League v. Murphy, et al. The case pitted the English Premier League (EPL), the highest tier of club soccer competition in England, against, among others, Karen Murphy, a Portsmouth-area pub owner. Why would a billion-dollar sports juggernaut be bothered to take a small-time Portsmouth publican to court? As it turns out, a simple piece of satellite technology Continue Reading →