This report examines some questions about the responsibility of registrants when choosing a domain name, the use of domain names similar to other means of individualization and promotion, transfer domain and others. The role of Internet domains has been derived as a significant factor in market competition, according to the regulation in art. 35 of the Protection of Competition Act.
Big data is a term which was associated with multiple meanings in the recent years. In general, this is a technological trend of increasing importance, enveloping the gathering of data flows (mostly personal) in various formats (video, photos, text, etc.) and having diverse origin for the purpose of a more objective view on certain phenomena and improvement of the process of decision making. In the basic of the concept stands the fact that almost everything we do in our daily lives, leaves digital footprint - listening to music, shopping, working, social interaction, even driving.
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In 2015, the French Court of
Cassation submitted a request for preliminary reference to the Court of
Justice of the European Union in an interesting case about forced
bundling of computers and software. The outcome was long anticipated by
the free software community which has been advocating for a long time
against this practice of computer manufactures and major software
companies. It was seen as a hope of putting an end to the so-called ‘
Windows tax’. With the decision in Deroo-Blanquart, however, these hopes seem to have been dashed.