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Political Deepfakes: social media trend or genuine threat?

Political Deepfakes: social media trend or genuine threat?

In the BBC’s new televised drama The Capture, hackers intercept a broadcast interview with a government minister and replace his appearance with that ...

The UK Innovation Strategy: Learnings and reflections from 2021/2022

The UK Innovation Strategy: Learnings and reflections from 2021/2022

In July 2021, the UK Government’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy published a policy paper entitled The UK Innovation Strate ...

Advertising during the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics – important guidance for participants and their sponsors

Advertising during the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics – important guidance for participants and their sponsors

In the last week of January, the British Olympic Association (“BOA”), the UK’s National Olympic Committee, published updated Guidelines for brands wis ...

“Would you like Bitcoin toppings on your pizza?” UK Advertising watchdog issues  rulings against crypto companies… and Papa John’s

“Would you like Bitcoin toppings on your pizza?” UK Advertising watchdog issues rulings against crypto companies… and Papa John’s

On 15 December 2021 the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), the UK’s advertising regulator, published seven rulings concerning breaches of the UK m ...

The ASA issues a “red alert” warning regarding NFTs and other crypto-asset advertising

The ASA issues a “red alert” warning regarding NFTs and other crypto-asset advertising

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), the UK’s advertising regulator, last week published a statement on its website, announcing its plans for in ...

COP 26 Day 9: Mission Innovation – Gender and Science

COP 26 Day 9: Mission Innovation – Gender and Science

Tuesday’s deliberations were split into two distinct topics – Gender and Science & Innovation.  Discussions in both sessions made progress, althou ...

Deepfakes and their impact on women

Deepfakes and their impact on women

Kelsey Farish describes herself as an actor who got lost on her way to drama school and ended up at law school instead. Yet it was the marriage of the ...

Facebook Oversight Board’s decision regarding President Trump’s account suspension (Case decision 2021-001-FB-FBR)

Facebook Oversight Board’s decision regarding President Trump’s account suspension (Case decision 2021-001-FB-FBR)

The Facebook Oversight Board (the board) announced in May 2021 that it upheld Facebook’s decision to temporarily suspend Trump’s account following con ...

What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

Five points to consider before naming your brand or product Everyone knows that it is important to carry out some research before you name your busin ...

Non-Fungible Tokens: From CryptoKitties to Smart Contracts

Non-Fungible Tokens: From CryptoKitties to Smart Contracts

Although much of the legal framework and intellectual property (IP) implications surrounding non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are to be fully developed, ana ...