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ECJ asked to rule on crucial internet publishing jurisdiction issue – OUT-LAW.com

“The Court of Appeal has asked the European Court of Justice (ECJ) to decide whether online publishing takes place where information is hosted or where it is read.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 30th March 2011

Source: www.out-law.com

Crawley Town fan sentenced for mocking Munich air crash – BBC News

“A Crawley Town football fan has been given a suspended jail term after he pleaded guilty to mocking victims of the Munich air crash in a music video.”

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BBC News, 3rd March 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Football fan jailed for punching Stevenage player at FA Cup tie – The Guardian

“A football fan who ran on to the pitch and punched a player has been jailed for 12 weeks. Robert Fitzgerald, 24, was also banned from attending regulated football matches in England and Wales for six years after assaulting Stevenage defender Scott Laird.”

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The Guardian, 17th February 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Tom Hicks wins right to pursue damages over Liverpool sale – The Guardian

“Tom Hicks, the former Liverpool owner, has been given the chance to launch damages claims over the sale of the Premier League club after orders barring action in the United Stated were partially lifted by a high court judge in London.”

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The Guardian, 17th February 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Pub landlady’s EU case paves way for Premier League rights revolution – The Guardian

“The European Union’s highest court was today advised to rule that EU law does not prohibit pubs showing live Premier League matches from foreign broadcasters, potentially sparking a revolution in the way media sports rights are sold across the continent.”

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The Guardian, 3rd February 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Former Harlequins physio Steph Brennan overturns Bloodgate ban – The Guardian

“The former Harlequins physiotherapist Steph Brennan has won a high court battle over the Health Professions Council’s decision to strike him off for his part in the Bloodgate affair.”

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The Guardian, 21st January 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Maidstone Rugby Club fined over eye gouging – BBC News

“A Kent rugby club has been fined £2,000 and deducted 50 points following a deliberate attack which left an opposing player blind in one eye.”

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BBC News, 13th January 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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