Technology publications

03 September 2014

Concept Autumn 2014

The latest edition of Burges Salmon's IP and Technology bulletin looks at the implications of DRIP, the Creative Content UK scheme to combat internet piracy and more.

06 June 2014

ICO consults on draft CCTV Code of Practice

The Information Commissioner’s Office has launched a consultation on a new draft CCTV Code of Practice to replace its 2008 code. The code provides good practice recommendations for businesses and organisations that routinely capture individuals’ information using CCTV and other surveillance devices.

03 June 2014

ICO issues further guidance on roles of data controller and data processor

The ICO has issued new guidance for organisations as to when they will be a data controller or a data processor given the continuing confusion over the roles. The distinction is important because only data controllers have to comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA).

02 June 2014

Concept Summer 2014

Welcome to the Summer 2014 edition of Concept, the latest news bulletin from Burges Salmon’s Intellectual Property and Technology Team.

16 May 2014

Fit for the internet age? European parliament votes through connected continent package

The European Parliament has voted in favour of the “Connected Continent” package. The package, published by the European Commission in September 2013, is designed to harmonise the EU telecoms market and promote a single market for telecoms. It is, according to EC President José Manuel Barroso, “essential for Europe’s strategic interests and economic progress”.

31 March 2014

Electronic databases and liens

In the recent case of Your Response Ltd v Datateam Business Media Ltd the Court of Appeal held that it was not possible to exercise a lien over an electronic database.