Formula 1’s largest ticket operator, Platinum Group, made a ground-breaking move in the auto-racing industry by introducing NFT ticketing for their upcoming events, starting with the Monaco Grand Prix earlier this summer. This movement follows in the recent footsteps of other industries and companies by exploring opportunities in the digitalContinue Reading Formula 1’s NFTs: A new era in ticketing and digital technology
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 at…Continue Reading Prismall v Google UK: grappling with the lowest common denominator of claimant
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
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?
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?
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
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.
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…
Continue Reading BAILII grants Oxford University unprecedented access to case data for AI analysis in historic agreement