Cyberlaw

By iinek | news & developments within law & information technology

Tim Berners-Lee on the future of the web: 'The system is failing'

The inventor of the world wide web remains an optimist but sees a ‘nasty wind’ blowing amid concerns over advertising, net neutrality and fake news<p>Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s optimism about the future of the web is starting to wane in the face of a “nasty storm” of issues including the rollback of net …

Net Neutrality

Europol-Bericht: Cybercrime wächst

Laut dem jüngsten IOCTA-Bericht ist Cybercrime weiter am Wachsen, doch Cyberattacken durch Terroristen gegen Staaten sind eher …

European Commission : CORDIS : News and Events : Trending Science: Fitness trackers and personal data insecurities

The latest self-tracking health gadgets or fitness trackers continue to offer us addictive data that tracks our daily whereabouts, activity, …

European News

European Commission Accused Of Burying Controversial Piracy Report

The European Commission has been called out for failing to publish data indicating that piracy has little effect on legitimate content sales.<p>Back in 2014, it paid Dutch consultancy Ecorys more than $400,000 to research how unauthorised access of music, video, books and video games displaced …

Copyright

Your emoji can prove intent in court

What does 😊 🍾 👯 mean to you?<p>In a recent case involving a landlord and two potential renters, an Israeli judge ruled that emoji are evidence of …

Emoji

Welche Daten vernetzte Autos auslesen

Vernetzte Autos sind bereits mit zahlreichen Sensoren ausgestattet und sammeln Daten. Dazu braucht es künftig klarere Regeln, so Big-Data-Experte …

Germany's Merkel calls for standardized European rules on using data

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Saturday for Europe to set about standardizing rules on using data in Europe, ahead of a visit to the CeBIT technology fair in Hanover where digitalization is expected to be in focus.<p>"We want to create a digital single European market. …

How the Republicans Sold Your Privacy to Internet Providers

On Tuesday afternoon, while most people were focused on the latest news from the House Intelligence Committee, the House quietly voted to undo rules that keep internet service providers — the companies like Comcast, Verizon and Charter that you pay for online access — from selling your personal …

Net Neutrality

Datenausweis fürs Auto: Dobrindts Initiative zum Dateneigentum erntet Kritik

Datenausweis fürs Auto: Dobrindts Initiative zum Dateneigentum erntet KritikBundesverkehrsminister Alexander Dobrindt will Daten faktisch wie Sachen …

FCC: Your cybersecurity isn't our problem

The new FCC chairman hasn't wasted any time getting down to business. That is, the business of burning consumer privacy and security to the ground.<p>New Trump appointee FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has suspended the agency's consumer data privacy rules indefinitely. Before they even went into effect. He's …

Net Neutrality

European parliament calls for robot law, rejects robot tax

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - European lawmakers called on Thursday for EU-wide legislation to regulate the rise of robots, including an ethical framework for their development and deployment and the establishment of liability for the actions of robots including self-driving cars.<p>A man shakes hands with a …

Robots

Bundesverwaltungsgericht verhandelt gegen Bundesnachrichtendienst

Gegen die massenhafte Überwachung durch den Auslandsgeheimdienst sind erneut Klagen im Bundesverwaltungsgericht anhängig. Der zuständige 6. Senat …

Google veröffentlicht FBI-Anfragen

Der Internetkonzern hat acht National Security Letters veröffentlicht, mit denen die US-Bundespolizei FBI die Herausgabe von Nutzerdaten …

Top 9 ethical issues in artificial intelligence

Optimizing logistics, detecting fraud, composing art, conducting research, providing translations: intelligent machine systems are transforming our …

Intelligence

Modernisation of the EU copyright rules

The reviewed EU copyright rules consists of a regulation and directive on copyright in the Digital Single Market. It also contains a Directive and a …

European News

15 Jahre Cybercrime-Konvention: Grenzenloser Zugriff in die Cloud geplant

Wenn exterritoriale Datenfischzüge der Strafverfolger nicht zugelassen werden, machen sie sie eben auf eigene Kappe, wurde im Europarat laut. Daher …

Doorsteps Fundamental Rights Colloquium 2016

Start A Fire

Guardian front page, Tuesday 18 October 2016: Data collection by UK security agencies unlawful, judges rule https://t.co/tyhBTtojVl

Freedom of expression and defamation

<b>Freedom of expression and defamation: where do we draw the line?</b><p>Freedom of expression is a fundamental freedom, one of the cornerstones of democracy …

Censorship

Nostrums for rostrums

IN 1949 Frank McNamara, an executive at a struggling finance company, had the idea of a charge card to settle the tab at high-class eateries. First, …

Spotify verkauft Nutzerdaten an Werbekunden

Welche Musik man hört, kann nun von Drittunternehmen auf Spotify analysiert werden. Der Dienst will so für Werbekunden attraktiver werden.<p>Der …

WhatsApp Blockade in Brasilien wird von Gericht gestoppt

Die neuerliche WhatsApp-Blockade in Brasilien hielt nur wenige Stunden. Das oberste Gericht des Landes urteilte, die Maßnahme schränke Grundrechte …