Big Data & Issues & Opportunities: Open Data

Our tenth article of the series on "Big Data & Issues & Opportunities" (https://2bird.ly/2XSPMF0) addresses various legal issues and opportunities that one...

Big Data & Issues & Opportunities: Intellectual Property Rights

The ninth article of our series on "Big Data & Issues & Opportunities" (https://2bird.ly/2SLBUsn) examines the aspects related to copyright, database rights...

Big Data & Issues & Opportunities: Liability

In this eighth article in our series on "Big Data & Issues & Opportunities" (https://2bird.ly/2EaVNDK), we look into liability issues in the...

Big Data & Issues & Opportunities: Free Flow of Data

The seventh article of our series on "Big Data & Issues & Opportunities" (https://2bird.ly/2GxLFZd) delves into the implications on big data processing...

Big Data & Issues & Opportunities: Supply of digital content

In the sixth article of our series on "Big Data & Issues & Opportunities" (https://2bird.ly/2GpCVEI), we look into the possible use of...

Big Data & Issues & Opportunities: Breach-related obligations

In our fifth article of the "Big Data & Issues & Opportunities" series (https://2bird.ly/2GmOMCH), we delve into the obligations related to breach...

Big Data & Issues & Opportunities: Cybersecurity

The fourth article in our "Big Data & Issues & Opportunities" series (https://2bird.ly/2Up1uEI) examines the security and cyber-security requirements imposed by the...

Big Data & Issues & Opportunities: Anonymisation & Pseudonymisation

In the third article of our "Big Data & Issues & Opportunities" series (https://2bird.ly/2AVqTye) we look at the impact of anonymisation and...

Big Data & Issues & Opportunities: Privacy and Data Protection

The second article in our "Big Data & Issues & Opportunities" series (https://2bird.ly/2SYMmh7) assesses some relevant privacy and data protection aspects in...

Big Data & Issues & Opportunities: General Overview

In the context of the LeMO Project, Bird & Bird researched and analysed – together with the other Project partners – the...

Autonomous Weapons Systems: Is Regulatory Control Needed?

The development of AI weapons systems is a chilling prospect. The European Parliament has recently demanded the start of “international negotiations on a legally...

Smart Contracts for Smart Lawyers?

Being a technology lawyer is hard these days. For years we have been in the background working with blue sky thinkers on the next big...

UAS as a disruptive technology

It has been clear for some time that unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) (otherwise known as 'drones') have the potential to disrupt a number of...

The AI revolution in the Legal Sector

Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions are undoubtedly one of the most popular topics being debated within law firms and the wider legal market.  Even in...

European Commission appoints expert working group on challenges of the digital world for competition...

On 28 March 2018, the European Commission announced it is setting up a working group of experts on the challenges of the digital world...

Building and operating the 5G Core Network

Cambridge Wireless' recent event on 5G core networks provided a fascinating insight into the challenges and opportunities presented by the adoption of 5G technology....

Looking back on CES 2018

After the dust has settled on CES 2018, we are reflecting on the technology we saw. We have picked out what we think are...

Should we be building online prior restraint machines?

We are living in an age in which there is intense pressure from every direction to make online intermediaries – or at least the...

ECJ: Uber renders transport services, not information society services

In a matter that is relevant for all online platforms, aggregators and similar service providers, the ECJ today (20 December 2017) provided important guidance...

Political agreement reached on draft Regulation on geo-blocking – entry into force end of...

The European Commission has announced that the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission have reached a political agreement on restrictions on geo-blocking, with...