Tag Archives: European Court of Justice (ECJ)

ECJ Top System ruling grants right to correct software errors

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on 6 October 2021 in Top System SA v. Belgian State (Case C‑13/20) EU:C:2021:811 that, under article 5(1) of the Software Directive (Council Directive 91/250/EEC) (the Directive), lawful purchasers of software are permitted to decompile programs (in whole or in part) in order to correct errors affecting the … Continue Reading

ECJ to weigh in on Spanish contest with Google over the application of data protection laws

As Google continues its legal battle with the Spanish Data Protection Authority (DPA), the Spanish High Court (Audiencia Nacional) has referred several questions to the European Court of Justice (ECJ). The questions cover whether individuals have the right to demand the removal and blocking of information contained within Internet search results, even though that information … Continue Reading
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