The ECJ, in the case of Jean-Claude Van Hove v CNP Assurances SA, confirmed that insurers must make sure their consumer customers understand the economic consequences of the insurance policies they take out.
Bitcoin and the blockchain – how do they work and what do they mean for financial and government services and for consumers?
When a bankrupt company’s most valuable assets include consumer information, a tension arises between bankruptcy policy aimed at maximizing asset value, on the one hand, and privacy laws designed to protect consumers’ personal information, on the other.
In prior posts we’ve observed that the technology underlying Bitcoin – the “blockchain” – presents a world of possible applications unrelated to the use of Bitcoin as a currency.
Many, if not most, online attacks — including defamation — are carried out anonymously or pseudonymously.
The cyber-attack suffered by Hacking Team revealed unexpected vulnerabilities of systems with considerable consequences for businesses whose cyber risk strategy shall be reassessed.
The European Union’s right to be forgotten standard has been in place for a little over a year now. And if this new data is correct, then it may be doing its job just right.
When industry opposes a new regulation, it can offer many arguments for its position.
On Friday, July 10, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission issued its much-anticipated Declaratory Ruling and Order clarifying numerous aspects of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.