Article: Legal Tools in Creation of an Open Source Business

The legal rules often play a key role when it comes to business models in software businesses and notably in free and open source software projects. This is particularly true when the project owner wants to maintain some level of control over the software and the project itself. The balance between control and freedom is achieved by legal tools and policies, such as licenses, compliance policies, contracts, trademarks, organization rules, contribution policies, only to name a few.

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Who’s Who Legal: Leading Expertise at HH Partners

Who’s Who Legal has published its 2010 rankings in Internet, E-commerce and Data Protection. Who’s Who Legal identifies leading practioners in business law. According to Who’s Who Legal: ”We pride ourselves on the integrity and authority of our findings. It is impossible to buy entry into this publication.” The 2010 publication on Internet, E-commerce and Data Protection ranks Taina Tuohino and Martin von Willebrand as leading experts in Finland. Who’s Who Legal has published its 2010 rankings in Internet, E-commerce and Data Protection. Who’s Who Legal identifies leading practioners in busines law. According to Who’s Who Legal: ”We pride ourselves on the integrity and authority of our findings. It is impossible to buy entry into this publication.” The 2010 publication on Internet, E-commerce and Data Protection ranks Taina Tuohino and Martin von Willebrand as leading experts in Finland.

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Lex Nokia enters into force in June 2009

Employers allowed to monitor employees’ email and internet browsing information As a result of the enforcement of the Act on Protection of Privacy in Electronic Communications (516/2004) (hereinafter the “APPEC”) in 2004, which implemented the directive 2002/58/EC, and whereby the regime applicable to telecom operators was extended to cover also companies and other corporate and association subscribers, Finland has had one of the strictest privacy legislations.

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