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Who owns AI-created art?

Computer-generated works are defined as ones "generated by a computer in circumstances such that there is no human author of the work". Let’s park, for a moment, whether it’s realistic to think that true art can be created without the...

Cybersecurity - industry insights from the FCA

The Financial Conduct Authority has just published an Industry Insights document on cyber security . Whilst not containing any formal guidance or rules, the Insights highlight the risks of cyber attacks to FCA regulated firms and confirms industry best...

Will we see a UK Internet Watchdog?

The UK Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has launched its Online Harms White Paper this month, setting out a new regulatory framework to make companies more responsible for users’ online safety. Whether social media platforms, file...

Shorter sales cycles for GDPR compliant organisations

Cisco has just published a report stating that GDPR compliant companies experience shorter delays in their sales cycle, as it relates to customer data and fewer data breaches. Cisco’s Director of Privacy, Robert Waitman explained this trend, in...

E-signatures - has the law caught up with the technology yet?

Whether typewritten, scanned or digital, fingerprints, retina scans or electronic handwritten signatures there have long been questions over how legally binding e-signatures really are.   The technology Regulation EU/910/2014 on electronic...

GDPR breach leads to transatlantic enforcement action and more to come

When GDPR first came into force firms around the world stated that ‘time would tell’ in terms of enforcement and how it would work in practice. Starting in October 2018 the message has been clear - the ICO intends to come down hard on those...

Adequacy ruling from EU in relation to Japan

The European Commission announced that it has adopted an ‘adequacy decision ’ concerning Japan in relation to private sector organisations. This simplifies the process for transferring personal data between the EU and Japan. The GDPR applies...

PART 4: GDPR : where we are now

Having reviewed the changing role of the processor and controller, post GDPR, we look at some of the other changes and challenges, since May 2018.   Panic over? Remember the GDPR-related emails that kept pinging up in your inbox throughout May 2018...

PART 3: GDPR : where we are now

In the previous articles we examined the changing landscape of processors and controllers under GDPR and then some of the challenges facing processors, post GDPR. We continue our examination of why the introduction of the GDPR has encouraged service...

PART 2: GDPR : where we are now

In the last article we examined the changing landscape of processors and controllers under GDPR. We continue our examination of why the introduction of the GDPR has encouraged service providers to re-brand themselves as controllers.   Processing...
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