- TMT weekly highlights—16 May 2019
- In this issue:
- Reputation management
- Appeal dismissed in Stobart defamation claim (Tinkler v Ferguson)
- Committee’s conclusions on ‘fake news’ largely accepted by government
- Memes and IP rights: What’s wrong with re-sharing a GIF of a cat playing the piano?
- Culture secretary gives speech on opportunities and challenges for publishing sector
- Minister for Digital and Creative Industries confirms digital radio review
- Ofcom publishes Broadcast and On Demand Bulletin issue number 378
- Copyright, database rights, breach of confidence and conspiracy in relation to horseracing data (The Racing Partnership Limited v Done Brothers (Cash Betting) Limited)
- Data protection
- EU enforcers cite growing pains, caution in GDPR rollout
- Educating users on how their personal data is used
- Telecoms companies to alert customers of crucial contract information and best deals under new rules
- EU price cap for international calls comes into force
- New technologies
- AI and Online Harms—what does the government’s White Paper mean for the industry?
- Clarification of legal status of cryptoassets and smart contracts
- Dark web drug site worth €7.5m in bitcoin shut down
- UK must continue to invest in tech businesses to ‘stay on top’
- Information technology
- UK Finance blog on the challenges of developing ‘confirmation of payee’ service
- Advertising, marketing and sponsorship
- ASA rulings for 15 May 2019
- Daily and weekly news alerts
- New and updated content
- New Practice Notes
- Dates for your diary
- New Q&As
- Contact us
This week’s edition of TMT highlights includes the government's response to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee’s report on disinformation, an update from EU enforcers on GDPR rollout and new Ofcom rules for telecoms companies.
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