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High Court rejects claim blockchain developers owe duties to users

March 29, 2022

The latest instalment in the Tulip Trading v Bitcoin Association litigation has been greeted with relief by many in the blockchain community, after the High Court threw out a claim that bitcoin developers (including several bitcoin forks) owed a duty of care or a fiduciary duty to an alleged owner of bitcoin.

Copyright protection for AI-created work?

March 21, 2022

Artificial intelligence (AI) systems are capable of creating a wide range of artistic, musical, and literary works and inventions without human involvement. These AI creations raise challenges to intellectual property (IP) frameworks.

The EU's Data Act: Capstone of the EU Data Strategy

March 14, 2022

On 23 February 2022 the EU Commission published its long-awaited Data Act, the last major building block of the Commission’s February 2020 Data Strategy.

Facebook data "scraping" claim lacks some basis in fact

February 25, 2022

The Supreme Court of British Columbia recently dismissed an attempt to certify a class action lawsuit against Facebook after the court found the plaintiffs failed to provide some “basis in fact” for their central allegation – that Facebook engaged in unauthorized data scraping.

Digital transformation: Key technology, cybersecurity and privacy risks

September 09, 2021

In this blog we discuss the risks associated with digital transformation from technology, cybersecurity and privacy perspectives.

EU’s possible Data Act

July 01, 2021

Response to to the Consultation and Inception Impact Assessment are bound to shape the future of EU’s digital economy.

Max Schrems’ NGO, noyb, submits mass cookie law compliance complaints

June 14, 2021

Max Schrems’ privacy NGO, noyb, submits hundreds of draft complaints to companies across the Europe about their cookie law compliance.

Top practical tips on the preservation, collection and review of mobile data in investigations

June 03, 2021

In this blog we outline practical tips for the preservation, collection and review of mobile data in investigations, which has become particularly important as remote working has accelerated the merger of work and private data.

Technology Joint Ventures - Partnering for the Future

May 06, 2021

This article examines the key aspects of joint ventures in the technology sector and the particular issues and challenges that these joint ventures raise.

Think Before You App

May 05, 2021

As we increase our app use we need to think about the risks to privacy.