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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12305

27 July 2019
SECTORAL POLICIES / Digital
Court to rule on liability of online merchants who use social networking tools
Brussels, 26/07/2019 (Agence Europe)

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) is set to rule on Monday 29 July on the obligations imposed on companies using social network plug-ins, such as Facebook's "like" button. If the judges follow the Advocate General's opinion, these companies could be subject to stricter control. 

The dispute (Case C-40/17) is between the German consumer protection association, Verbraucherzentrale NRW, and the online retailer of fashion items, Fashion ID. The first, accuses the second of...

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