Facebook recently launched 'Timeline'. Through this tool, users can share their personal history with friends and family. The privacy risks to end users are however very real, and shed new light on the need for a 'right to be forgotten'. Fanny Coudert of time.lex examines this concept in further detail.
The status of the Graphical User Interface (GUI) of a computer program as a work covered by copyright comes up frequently in legal discussions between software companies. A decision issued by the Court of Justice in December 2010 may add further nuances to the discussions.