global minilinks for 2009-02-04
MiniLinks by Danny O'Brien
February 4, 2009
Google's Privacy Exec Charged in Italy over YouTube Video
Google's Peter Fleischer was served with the summons when attending a Turin conference.
Google Paying out for Trademark Keywords
Google pays 350,000 euro for selling ads on searches that include the trademarks of competitors.
Phorm and Your Rights
Becky Hogge gives a civil liberties overview of UK's Phorm controversy.
Privacy in Germany 2008
A great summary by Ralf Bendrath of the last year -- written to mark International Data Protection Day.
If You Don't Delete the Comment, You Can't Sue for It
UK court notes that a blogger suing his own commenter for libel had every chance to delete the comment, and so "consented to its publication."
Proposed EU Copyright Term Extension Faces Vocal Opposition in Parliament
Critics from left and right of Parliament object to the move to increase sound copyright to 95 years.
New Internet Anti-Pornography Law will not be Used Much, UK Police Claim
"The police will not be actively targeting members of the public but will be conducting investigations into the unlawful possession of this material where found", says an official of the bill, aimed a "violent" images.