Audio porn and plain English consensual contracts

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1 The legal Twitterverse has been alive this week with discussions of a tweet by Kanye West about the value of plain English contract drafting. He said: We need Plain English contracts. A Lawyers Read more

The end of zero rating?

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1 The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled in its first case on the interpretation of the EU's "open Internet" regulation — known by some as the "net neutrality" framework. The Court Read more

(Cyber)Flash A-Ah!

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1 CW/TW: unsolicited sexual images The Law Commission has published proposals to better protect victims from harmful online behaviour including abusive messages or emails, cyberflashing, and pile-on Read more

Combatting child sexual abuse imagery: a proposed exemption to the EU's ePrivacy rules

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1 The European Commission has published a proposal for a regulation which, if passed, would provide a time-limited and very constrained exemption to the rules set out in the ePrivacy framework, which Read more

Targeted social media ads: new guidance on doing it lawfully

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1 The European Data Protection Board has published draft guidelines, for feedback, on targeting of social media users. If you use targeting features offered by social media platforms, it's worth Read more

Does size matter? And how does a communications provider know how big you are?

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1 There are just a few more days to run on Ofcom's consulation on revised proposals for definitions of a few key terms in the UK's implementation of the European Electronic Communications Code Read more

"SafetyTech": what it is, and key legal issues

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1 I've seen the term "SafetyTech" crop up quite a bit lately, mostly due to a recent report for the UK government (PDF) (and also an HTML version for those who prefer it), and it is a buzzword which, Read more

Sales to consumers through online platforms: new rules to protect businesses

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1 I was reading over the weekend about a freelancer, who was making a living selling videos and other content through an online platform. They were doing pretty well, and had amassed a considerable Read more

Your record of processing activity: what it is, and why having one will make your life so much easier

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1 I've written before about the key steps you need to take to get your business in order from a GDPR point of view. One of those steps — the record of processing activty — is a key starting Read more

Network operators: reporting obligations for reductions in availability

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1 If you are reading this, you're probably already having a bad day. This blogpost won't make it better, but hopefully it will make things clearer. As always, if you need a hand, please do get in Read more