On May 10, 2016, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) released its Memorandum Opinion and Order approving Charter Communications Inc.’s (“Charter”) acquisition of Time Warner Cable Inc.
In a recently filed class action lawsuit, the plaintiffs allege Uber Technologies, Inc. (“Uber”) sent autodialed text messages to individuals after those individuals opted out of the messages by texting back “stop,” which, the plaintiffs allege, would be a violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”).
National Telecommunications and Information Administration Releases Voluntary Best Practices for Drones
Drones are a uniquely transformative technology in the commercial and private sectors.
In a press release dated 17 May 2016, the Federation of German Consumer Organizations (Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband – vzbv) announced that on 8 April 2016, the Court of Appeal Berlin (Kammergericht Berlin; “Court”) issued a judgment against WhatsApp Inc., prohibiting WhatsApp the use of English Terms & Conditions on its website for contracts with consumers in Germany, unless German T&Cs are provided as well (“Judgment”).
There is much hype around artificial intelligence in the legal profession. AI, sometimes referred to as cognitive computing.
I planned to write about the inspired, better-than-sliced-bread security option of using fingerprint authentication to protect our mobile devices.
Last week, Clean Edge published a report titled the “U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index” (“Index”) that ranked Massachusetts as the second state and Boston as the seventh metro area in the U.S. according to its scoring methodology.
A recent survey of 2,200 Information Security Community professionals indicated that concerns “about legal and regulatory compliance have seen the biggest gain, moving from the number 7 spot (24%) to number 4 (39%)” and that 49% believed that “one of the major barriers to cloud adoption is the fear of data loss and leakage.”
Proposals for reform of the Code have gathered pace recently; on Tuesday the Department of Culture, Media and Sport released the Government’s proposals to reform the Code and yesterday it was announced that the new Code will be part of the Digital Economy Bill (as announced in the Queen’s Speech).