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Google opposes Gmail telecoms regulation

Counsel to Google and the European Commission have told the European Court of Justice that Germany’s telecommunications regulator should not be able to subject Gmail to onerous sectoral rules.

13 March 2019

Huawei sues US government for "unconstitutional" blacklisting

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has sued the US government in a Texas federal court for adopting legislation which bans federal bodies from buying its products.

07 March 2019

Swedish watchdog investigates telecoms company

Sweden’s data watchdog has begun an investigation into Voice Integrate Nordic telecoms company after recorded phone calls between citizens and the national medical hotline appeared online.

05 March 2019

Covington adds to M&A tech practice

Covington & Burling has bolstered its tech-focused M&A outfit in San Francisco with the hire of partner Denny Kwon from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.

15 February 2019

Cyber risks not deemed serious enough for insurance policies, says report

A perceived lack of risk is the leading reason why UK businesses are not investing in cyber insurance policies, despite a consensus that cyber risks are a growing concern, according to a report by an insurance consultant.

22 January 2019

Google settles UK right to be forgotten case

A businessman who sought a court order forcing Google to delist search results about a past conviction has reached a settlement with the tech company out of court.

20 December 2018

HP Enterprise sued over failed Russian telecoms system

Telecommunications company MegaFon claims Hewlett-Packard Enterprise fraudulently induced the company into acquiring a $28 million upgrade to its Russian mobile phone network, which was ultimately vulnerable to “catastrophic” outages.

09 November 2018

Technology can help individuals with their data, says former Cambridge Analytica executive

A former employee of political consultancy Cambridge Analytica has said technology such as blockchain could be used to increase individuals’ control of their personal data.

09 October 2018

Eversheds strengthens London data practice

Eversheds Sutherland has added to its global privacy and cybersecurity practice with the recruitment of Simon Morrissey from Lewis Silkin.

09 October 2018

Blockchain networks not immune to hacks, NIST warns

The US Department of Commerce’s agency the National Institute of Standards and Technology says using blockchain will not necessarily increase networks’ security standards.

05 October 2018

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