In this eighth article in our series on “Big Data & Issues & Opportunities” (, we look into liability issues in the context of new technologies, including with respect to big data, applied in the transport sector. More particularly, we examine the contractual, extra-contractual and statutory liability and safety regimes, as well as the limitation of liability for intermediaries and the liability aspects of the draft Directive on the supply of digital content.


The series of articles has been made possible by the LeMO Project (, of which Bird & Bird LLP is a partner. The LeMO project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement no. 770038.