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SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act ) and PIPA (Protect IP Act), what’s all the fuss about?

You may have heard people talking/blogging/twittering about SOPA — the Stop Online Piracy Act and PIPA (Protect IP Act), but what’s it really all about?

We take a look to see how it will impact the internet the whole world over.

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What is WAI Compliance for your website, and why do you need to know?

Many website owners either aren’t aware of WAI or brush over with limited understanding, but in some cases you could be breaking the law. We look at WAI compliance and how it may affect your website.

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New UK law on use of website Cookies deferred for one year

UK websites are being given one year to comply with EU cookie laws, the Information Commissioner’s Office has said.

The regulations were commonly complied with by the inclusion of relevant wording in a website’s Privacy Policy, however this is no longer to be the case.

So, how might these changes in the law affect your website?

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is your e-marketing legal? If you’ve never considered it, read on…

In today’s online world it’s common practice to build mailing lists, capture information and try and communicate with your contacts, but are you keeping within the law?

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Selling online? Distance Selling Regulations explained…

The minute you stop dealing with your customers “face to face”, you may well be involved in “Distance Selling”, which brings with it an obligation to comply with a whole raft of regulations!

We explain the basics…

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Could your website cost you a £1000 fine or worse?

Imagine you are with your web designer discussing the final layout and content of your new website and you are just about to go live. The last thought in your mind would be to involve your lawyer in that process!

Over 65% of websites are in breach of regulations which provide for a penalty of up to £1000.

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