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5 August 2019 Marriott International: a look behind the ICO’s £99m fine and what this means for corporate acquisitions

Last month, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) announced notice of its intention to fine (NOI) Marriott International, Inc. £99m for infringements of the GDPR.

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5 October 2018 Apps for Apple will need GDPR compliant privacy policies - update yours now!

From this week - if you want to continue to offer your app via the apple store you’re going to need to have a GDPR compliant privacy policy in place.

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18 January 2018 Transformative health-tech in 2018

Last week, the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas showcased some emerging consumer technologies - from a sensor which tests food for peanuts to air-bags for your hip.

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24 July 2017 Max Schrems and 25,000 others poke at Facebook’s privacy policy in latest ECJ proceedings

Following his ‘Safe Harbor’ victory, Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems is again acting as a thorn in Facebook’s side as he attempts to challenge a variety of its data protection practices.

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13 March 2017 'Serious harm' caused by defamatory tweets

Katie Hopkins has been ordered to pay £24,000 in damages and substantial legal costs, in relation to two defamatory tweets dating back to May 2015.

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Government tech spend – keeping up with cyber security risks

Yesterday’s Autumn Statement set out the government’s spending plans for the next four years.

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20 January 2017 Unsteady construction? Building a European data economy

The EU Commission has recently published its communication and accompanying Staff Working Document entitled 'Building a European Data Economy'.

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11 January 2017 Smile... you're a worker

Following the judgment in Dewhurst v CitySprint UK Ltd, there is a risk that contractors are in fact workers within the meaning of the Employment Rights Act 1996 and entitled to the protections that the legislation affords.

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9 December 2016 A cautionary tale: groundless threats and staying proceedings

This case involved an application for strike out of a groundless threats claim by Hardware Labs.

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25 October 2016 What could AI mean for legal services?

Researchers at University College London, Sheffield University and Pennsylvania University have used artificial intelligence (AI) to correctly predict the outcomes of cases heard in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) with 79% accuracy.

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