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“Click Here”: Shining a spotlight on Dark Patterns

“Click Here”: Shining a spotlight on Dark Patterns

Jonathan Smart and Hadley Zielonka look at some of the ways in which e-commerce sites are misleading consumers and what regulators are doing to stop them.

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The Irish Central Bank Innovation Hub Two Years On

A team from Arthur Cox assess progress at the Irish Central Bank Innovation Hub since its launch two years and what it can tell us about the technology developers are working on now.

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Corporate Resilience and Continuity

The onset of the coronavirus caught many napping. Some organisations sprang into action and responded effectively. Others are still searching government websites in the hope they will tell them what to do. Many will go out of business. How can you use this crisis to best improve your own corporate resilience? SCL member William Hooper provides some words of wisdom on how to prepare for the next crisis, in both IT and non-IT activities.

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Patentability & AI machines: can AI machines be inventors?

Dr Rachel Free looks at three recent refusals to register patent protection for an invention by an AI machine and argues that legislation, not case law, will need to change if similar applications are ever to succeed in the future.

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This Week's Techlaw News Round-Up

Ofcom statement on universal services, EUIPO/EURid collaboration, DCMS report, European Commission Brexit readiness notices and EURid Brexit notice in this week’s round-up of techlaw news from the past week.

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Novel coronavirus spawns novel law-making in Australia

Peter Leonard, a regular contributor from Australia, recounts how the the pandemic has forced the Government there to look at new ways to make the laws regulating their COVID tracing app, a tale that might have lessons for other jurisdictions.

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This week's Techlaw News Round-Up

EU cyber-sanctions regime, World Economic Forum blockchain deployment toolkit, Law Commission analysis, European Parliament e-commerce report, EDPB opinions and annual report and Ofcom news in this week’s round-up of techlaw news from the past week.

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