SSCL event: Overview of the Digital Economy Act 2017 - Thursday 20 June 2019, Edinburgh

When: 20/06/2019
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A meeting of the Scottish SCL - free to attend and open to all

Date: Thursday 20 June 2019
Time: 6.00 pm - 7.00 pm (Registration and refreshments from 5.30 pm)
Venue: Brodies LLP, 15 Atholl Crescent, Edinburgh, EH3 8HA. Map

CPD: 1 hour (for Scottish Solicitors and Advocates)

Speakers:
Craig McIntyre,
Legal Counsel, Skyscanner

The Digital Economy Act 2017 received Royal Assent on 27 April 2017. It is an interesting piece of legislation, dealing with a bizarre combination of legal topics, including online age restrictions and pornography, automatic compensation, high custodial sentences for copyright infringement and effective exceptions to data protection legislation for public authorities and their suppliers. 

Attendance at this meeting is free of charge and open to all. Please register online or email mail@sscl.org to book a place

Speaker's Details:
Craig McIntyre, Legal Counsel at Skyscanner, will explore this recent legislation for SSCL, sharing with us some interesting perspectives from his position at one of Scotland’s most successful unicorn companies.

Administration notes
To join SSCL you must first join SCL. SCL membership includes at least 6 copies of the SCL magazine "Computers & Law" plus notification of future SSCL meetings. The cost of annual SCL membership including SSCL membership is £135.00.

If you would like more information about the SSCL please email the Society at mail@sscl.org

Scottish Society for Computers and Law. A company limited by guarantee, Registered No. SC210310, Registered Charity No. SC030577, Registered in Scotland, Registered office: 1 Rutland Square, Edinburgh EH1 2AS.

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