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In the most recent installment of the battle between Switzerland’s Federal Data Protection Commissioner and Google Inc., the top administrative court in Switzerland ruled against Google’s “Street View” map service on Monday, backing the Swiss privacy watchdog. The decision was grounded in existing laws that require permission to use visible faces on the internet.

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In European news, Switzerland has taken a giant leap in the effort to regulate video games. Recently, the country’s parliament passed two resolutions concerning the sale of violent video games. The first resolution, proposed by Christian Democratic Party member and National Councillor Norbert Hochreutener, would make it illegal to sell PEGI 16 or [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On November 16, 2009 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Google tones down its settlement demands in hopes of keeping agreement alive.

Computer programmers who assisted Madoff in $60 billion fraud arrested; face charges of conspiracy, falsifying books and records of a broker dealer, and falsifying books and records of an investment advisor.

NFL receiver Chad [...]

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Critically acclaimed film director Roman Polanski, whose most famous films include Rosemary’s Baby, Chinatown, and The Pianist, has not had an easy life. Born in Paris, France in 1933, his family moved to Krakow, Poland a few years before World War II began. Polanski managed to escape [...]

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