Category Archives: Ecommerce

Google Scale Fail

Like a great many UK businesses we spend money on Google Adwords, in fact I can’t think of many instances where as a business you would not be doing this, particularly if you are a consumer-focussed. Our other business, (not … Continue reading

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Schremming Your Data

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) in the case of Maximillian Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner has ruled that the current principle of Safe Harbour for the personal data of Europeans is invalid because adequate safeguards are not in place … Continue reading

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A Large Amount Of Small Print

The Guardian journalist Alex Hern has just written an article about the curse of website terms and conditions or end-user licence agreements” (EULAs). So let us be upfront and honest here – no one likes them. However, they are a … Continue reading

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EU Goes Googling

So the announcement that the new EU competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager is to open a formal investigation into Google’s business in Europe can hardly be a surprise. Google’s own substantial and impressive legal team should take a lot of credit … Continue reading

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Website Terms Breach The US Constitution

Firstly, we never thought we would see the day we were able to write that headline. It is one thing for a website to have onerous terms, (some do), but to actually breach your own Constitution – that is really … Continue reading

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Ad block or blackmailing?

Adblock Plus is an interesting product. The free browser extension allows users to block virtually all ads; in order to speed up their browsing, reduce tracking and clear-up web pages (of ads). Now the interesting thing is that the company … Continue reading

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Tesco or should that be “Tes-doh”?

An embarrassing “glitch”, (probably a case of “fudge fingers”) meant that Tesco advertised the latest version of the iPad for £49.99, instead of the recommended retail price of £659. (The only downside we can see is that buyers would only … Continue reading

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