Kenyan antitrust head: AI could be catastrophic for Africa

The proliferation of anticompetitive algorithms could have potentially “catastrophic” effects for Africa, the head of Kenya’s antitrust enforcer has warned.

27 March 2019

Danish enforcer seeks first GDPR fine

Denmark’s Data Inspectorate has sought the imposition of fines on a taxi company that retained customer data for too long.

26 March 2019

US Supreme Court rejects Zappos appeal on hacked customers' standing

The highest US court has refused to hear an Amazon subsidiary’s appeal against a ruling that the company’s customers have standing to sue in the wake of a data breach.

26 March 2019

Programme for first Latin Lawyer-GDR Data Summit now online

The complete programme for the first-ever Latin Lawyer-GDR Live Data Summit has been announced.

26 March 2019

EU backs common 5G cybersecurity framework

The European Commission has set a summer deadline for member states to submit national risk assessments to ensure a high level of cybersecurity for 5G networks across the bloc.

26 March 2019

Microsoft faces contempt claim in Word patent litigation

Software company i4i says Microsoft has flouted the terms of a 2009 injunction that ordered it to stop using a software patent, marking the latest step in years-long litigation that has already cost Microsoft hundreds of millions of dollars in damages.

26 March 2019

China introduces app security certification scheme

Chinese regulators have introduced a mobile app cybersecurity certification scheme in an effort to improve data collection practices in the country.

25 March 2019

Facebook shareholder complaints dismissed

A US federal judge has partly dismissed a shareholder-driven lawsuit filed against Facebook in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, but has given the plaintiffs leave to bolster their complaints with further evidence.

25 March 2019

MoFo hires Proskauer Rose privacy head

Former Proskauer Rose privacy head Kristen Mathews has joined Morrison Foerster in New York.

25 March 2019

English judge ends technology theft case against Google

A High Court judge today struck out Be In Inc’s claim that Google appropriated the company’s ideas, after the claimant failed to provide security for costs in the case on time.

22 March 2019

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