News in brief: CIPA chief eyes ABSs, Co-op boss to bow out, law firms are “cybercrime target”, and moreMonday, 11 June 2012
Our regular round-up includes strong backing for intellectual property ABSs, Eddie Ryan leaving Co-operative Legal Services, a new digital copyright licence for law firms, an “unacceptable” lack of transparency over PII commissions, and a warning that law firms are being targeted by online espionage.
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