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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 ...

The EU Proposal for Regulation of Artificial Intelligence: meaningful steps toward grasping the medico-legal nettle?

The EU Proposal for Regulation of Artificial Intelligence: meaningful steps toward grasping the medico-legal nettle?

On 21 April, the European Commission published its bold proposal1 for a regulation laying down harmonised rules governing artificial intelligence. As ...

The draft EU AI Regulation – what you need to know

The draft EU AI Regulation – what you need to know

There is a new legislative regime on the horizon; one which has been coming for a while now - as authorities worldwide have considered whether and how ...

What does software have to do with it?

What does software have to do with it?

Technology is now truly sector-agnostic – its use is pervasive across the business world, and the real estate sector has not been left untouched. It’s ...

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 ...

What we’ve learned from the cheerleader deepfake video

What we’ve learned from the cheerleader deepfake video

When you hear about deepfakes, what first comes to mind? Many people will often imagine funny but ultimately innocent face-swapping videos depicting c ...

UK Government publishes draft of post-Brexit Audiovisual Media Services Regulations

UK Government publishes draft of post-Brexit Audiovisual Media Services Regulations

This article was first published in the European Audiovisual Observatory’s monthly IRIS newsletter, edition 2021/3. The European Audiovisual Observato ...

AdTech update – Google changing the game

AdTech update – Google changing the game

In our previous update on the AdTech market we explored whether changes in the legal landscape around cookies and similar technologies would actually ...

UK Parliament investigates the economics of music streaming

UK Parliament investigates the economics of music streaming

Lockdowns and strict social distancing measures implemented to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) meant that 2020 was a difficult year for Euro ...

Closing the Digital Gap

Closing the Digital Gap

Tim Ryan, Partner and Head of TMT at international law firm DAC Beachcroft considers how the real estate sector can make the digital leap to transform ...