Shaper: Simon Franks

Simon is the founder of a number of successful businesses and an investor behind a number of enterprises. He sold his first business (the first company in Europe to...

Shaper: Simon Franks

Simon is the founder of a number of successful businesses and an investor behind a number of enterprises. He sold his first business (the first company in Europe to...

Court grants first ‘live’ blocking order against streaming servers

The Football Association Premier League (FAPL) has won a landmark ruling in its ongoing battle to tackle illegal streaming of Premier League fixtures. The Court’s order obliges the six...

Blockchain

How would your job change if there was a record of client transactions in the cloud that was perfect, indisputable and uneditable? Blockchain is the technology making that a reality.

People do have strong rights under the Data Protection Act confirms Court of Appeal

On 16 February 2017, the Court of Appeal issued its long-awaited judgment in Dawson-Damer v Taylor Wessing clarifying certain aspects of the subject access right (SAR) under the Data...

Mishcon de Reya launches technology incubator

Law firm Mishcon de Reya has launched a technology incubator programme – MDR LAB – for tech start-ups in the legal space.

ICO Issues Record Fine to TalkTalk for Personal Data Breach

Earlier this month, it was reported that internet service provider TalkTalk had been issued with a record £400,000 fine from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for failing to protect personal data from an easily avoidable cyber-attack.

Shaper: Alex Depledge

Alex Depledge Alex Depledge founded, built and sold UK based domestic cleaning marketplace start-up, Hassle.com. As CEO of Hassle.com, Alex took the firm to a Series A funding round...

Free WiFi? ECJ assesses liability for copyright infringement

The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) has ruled that a provider of a WiFi network which is freely open to the public cannot be held liable...

Business interruption and rising penalties – why cyber insurance coverage is needed

Cyber-attacks are becoming increasingly expensive, causing more disruption by interrupting business operations…

Talk Talk’s Failed Appeal Shows Signs to Come for Data Protection Breaches

Talk Talk Telecom Group PLC (Talk Talk) is set to pay a penalty of £1,000 for its delay in notifying the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) of a personal data breach.