Andrew Prismall v Google UK1 is the latest in a line of recent decisions in which the High Court has been asked to consider the viability of an opt-out class action claim brought by a class representative under CPR 19.8 (formerly 19.6). It is also the latest attempt atContinue Reading Prismall v Google UK: grappling with the lowest common denominator of claimant
Immeasurably better? Non-digital AI and the regulatory challenge
The only example of an information processing system capable of human-level general intelligence that we have (at present) is the human brain itself.
This ‘wetware’ contains about 80 to 100 billion neurons, and about 100 trillion (or 1000 times as many) synapses. With each synapse being a ‘trainable’…Continue Reading Immeasurably better? Non-digital AI and the regulatory challenge
What does the new EU Terrorist Content Regulation mean for Hosting Service Providers?
On 7 June 2022, a new EU-wide regime to ensure the swift take-down of online terrorist content within one hour – on pain of civil fine – entered into force. This insight will discuss what EU Regulation 2021/784 (Regulation) means for hosting service providers (HSPs) in…Continue Reading What does the new EU Terrorist Content Regulation mean for Hosting Service Providers?
AI-gatha Christie: What clues does the AI Policy Paper provide about the future for regulation of AI in the UK?
As AI intersects into ever more areas of everyday life, legislators across the world are increasingly focused on ensuring that intersection does not become unwelcome intrusion. In recent months the EU has taken centre stage with the release of drafts of its proposed EU AI regulation (the “EU Regulation…Continue Reading AI-gatha Christie: What clues does the AI Policy Paper provide about the future for regulation of AI in the UK?
Digital Law Alert – March
This month’s Digital Law Alert brings you a selection of tech law news from March 2022:
- Full text of the UK Online Safety Bill introduced to Parliament
- AI regulation: Recent developments
- UK/Singapore Digital Economy Agreement
- EU Digital Markets Act agreed by European Parliament
- Summary of responses to the UK’s Plan
Damaged goods and good damages: What the hardware renaissance means for tech disputes
Integration and Integrity
It would take a particular type of pessimist to embark on a new project expecting it to fail completely – but a truly foolish level of optimism not to even consider the possibility of problems, and make sensible provision for how to handle them.
The complexity of…
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BAILII grants Oxford University unprecedented access to case data for AI analysis in historic agreement
On 14 December of last year, as somewhat of an early Christmas present for those in the technology, artificial intelligence or dispute resolution space (and everything in between), BAILII (the British and Irish Legal Information Institute) agreed to provide access to Oxford University to conduct AI analysis on its central…
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