Below is a list of all articles published on the site since 1998 (most recent first)
- EU Network and Information Security Directive 24/10/2014
Pearse Ryan, Paddy Buckenham and Niall Donnelly give a full account of the proposals for the pending ‘Cybersecurity Directive’ and the latest developments affecting it, and wonder whether it is possible to legislate for cybersecurity.
- New Kid on the Blocking Order 22/10/2014
Susan Barty, Tom Reid and Tom Scourfield give a detailed account of the ruling in Cartier International AG & Ors v British Sky Broadcasting Ltd & Ors and comment on its potential impact
- Case Reports Round-up 21/10/2014
Laurence Eastham reports on some judgments published in September arising from a few leading cases from the Court of Justice and European Court of Human Rights that may have an impact on IT law practice
- SCL Events Reports 21/10/2014
For many years the magazine reported on SCL events but these are now found only online. But we worry that many members are missing out on memorable and useful training opportunities. So here are two reports on events from September. Annie Clarke reports on the SCL Big Data Masterclass, Big Data & Digital: competition, consumer protection and other challengesand James Henderson reports on the sixth module in SCL’s Foundation of IT Law, Cloud Computing.
- Editorial 21/10/2014
Laurence Eastham focuses on change. The glacial rate of change in the data protection legislation is about to accelerate to hit snail-pace. And SCL is considering a change of name.
- PSD2 Redux 19/10/2014
Simon Deane-Johns reviews the revised proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on payment services in the internal market
- The EU’s Traditional Analysis of the Facebook, WhatsApp Deal – Do We Like it? 17/10/2014
Susannah Sheppard outlines the recent decision to approve the WhatsApp acquisition and wonders if the Commission’s traditional approach will be adequate in a data rich world where companies compete in new ways and data competition really matters
- Who Wants to be Forgotten? 14/10/2014
It may feel like a decade since we had that RtbF judgment in ‘Google Spain’ but it has been just six months. It has been all too easy to be distracted by the wide-ranging and sometimes overy philosohical debates on the topic. Andres Guadamuz takes a very welcome look at the judgment’s application in practice. It is essential reading for anyone contemplating attending the London session of the Google Advisory Council.
- European Banking Authority Opinion on Virtual Currencies 13/10/2014
Pearse Ryan, Rob Cain and Emma Dunne offer a summary of the recent EBA Opinion. They are not impressed by the Opinion or the potential cost to Ireland of following its recommendations and suggest a more balanced approach that would allow innovation to thrive
- The Microsoft Warrant Case: Not Just an Irish Issue 07/10/2014
John O’Connor outlines the latest position in the ‘Microsoft Warrant case’ where the Cloud provider was ordered by a US Federal Court to produce its customer’s private e-mail content even though it was stored exclusively outside the USA
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