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CJEU Advocate General: Retailers Offering Free Wi-Fi Not Liable for Patrons’ Copyright Infringements – Lexology (registration)

CJEU Advocate General: Retailers Offering Free Wi-Fi Not Liable for Patrons’ Copyright Infringements
Lexology (registration)
The opinion confirms the applicability of the E-Commerce Directive (2000/31/EC), and the “mere conduit” defense in Article 12 of that directive, to free Wi-Fi providers. While acknowledging that the scope of application of Article 12 largely depended

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SMRT launches trial of free WiFi service on 2 buses – Channel News Asia

Channel News Asia
You can now surf the Internet on Singapore’s first WiFi-On-The-Go service on public buses as part of the Heterogeneous Network (HetNet) trials. The trial, held in collaboration with the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA), will start with
Free Wi-Fi offered on two public busesTODAYonline
Some public buses get free on-board Wi-FiTHE BUSINESS TIMES

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Will New York City’s Free Wi-Fi Help Police Watch You? – The Atlantic

The Atlantic
That’s the problem New York City is taking on with LinkNYC, a program launched in February that aims to bring free, fast wireless service to the city’s millions of residents. New York isn’t the first place to offer a free municipal wi-fi network, but
New York wants everyone to have free, fast Wi-FiSydney Morning Herald

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CJEU Advocate General: Retailers Offering Free Wi-Fi Not Liable for Patrons’ Copyright Infringements – Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

CJEU Advocate General: Retailers Offering Free Wi-Fi Not Liable for Patrons’ Copyright Infringements
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
The opinion confirms the applicability of the E-Commerce Directive (2000/31/EC), and the “mere conduit” defense in Article 12 of that directive, to free Wi-Fi providers. While acknowledging that the scope of application of Article 12 largely depended

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