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Is the Telecoms Code impeding progress?

Telecommunication technology is rapidly progressing. The government has recently announced plans to facilitate the nationwide rollout of 5G networks, but landlords and operators are locked in a stand-off due to the impact of the new Electronic Telecommunications Code. [...]

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Technology - 9 months ago

Island of AI: Singapore emerges at the new tech frontier

In a recent ranking of the most cited artificial intelligence research papers, which was studded with the likes of MIT and Google, a perhaps surprising name stood out: Nanyang Technological University. In fact, the Singapore university ranked second in the top ten only to Microsoft. [...]

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Cyber, Data, Technology - 9 months ago

R v E – Reasonable Lines of Enquiry, Disclosure and Terminating Rulings

In allowing an appeal against a terminating ruling, the Court of Appeal has provided helpful guidance in relation to the prosecution’s duty of disclosure and the meaning of what constitutes a ‘reasonable line of enquiry’. Case background The case concerned allegations that the defendant (who was the respondent to the appeal) had sexually assaulted his [...]

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White Collar Crime & Investigations - 9 months ago

Google+: the importance of notifying users of a data breach

It has been announced that Google is to shut down Google+ after it did not disclose a user data breach. Commenting on this, Mishcon de Reya Cyber Security Lead Joe Hancock said: “Any accusation of covering up a personal data breach is a particularly sensitive issue, particularly in this post GDPR climate in which personal data is [...]

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Cyber - 9 months ago

Sponsorship agreements: what rights do brands have?

Commenting on the impact the recent allegations against Cristiano Ronaldo could have on his sponsorship agreements, Mishcon de Reya Commercial Lawyer Simon Leaf – who specialises in such contracts – said: “Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the biggest names in world sport – he has spent many years building up his reputation as not only [...]

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Sports - 9 months ago

Getting caught in the crosshairs – the latest alleged Russian spying attempts

Although the chances of getting caught up in a state sponsored cyber-attack are relatively low, the consequences can be damaging. The coordinated disclosures around Russian cyber spying attempts highlight that the sports industry is now among the targets of these attackers, emphasising the need for businesses to consider multiple aspects of cyber security. Cyber security [...]

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Cyber - 10 months ago

Now & Next

Data with Destiny – in partnership with The Economist [...]

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Data - 10 months ago