Maria Tzanou’s book explores ‘dataveillance’, the coming together of data and surveillance, as applied to metadata, travel, financial transactions and the internet.
Academics question if proposed reforms will find the right balance between publishers, ISPs and internet aggregators.
There are ways to address the weaknesses of SS7 that permit eavesdropping. The challenge is finding anyone with sufficient motivation to pay for them.
Maciej Szpunar of the CJEU advised that cloud-based TV recording is equivalent to using a video recorder in the home.
In the past, telcos had hardly any data about customers. How did they end up being portrayed as data hogs who are too willing to share their data with the authorities?
Pirate TV may cause serious losses, but imprisoning a man after raiding his house will only turn the public against telcos.
The court said telcos and browser providers should cover the cost of protecting copyright because they can afford to.
A two-minute segment for Canadian TV news touches on so many issues and distortions that it provides a masterclass for how telcos misunderstand customers, and vice versa.
This diagram shows how Europe’s highest court interprets the ‘right of communication to the public’.
Canada’s Supreme Court disagreed with Google about whether one country could impose a decision to remove search results even if that might break laws elsewhere.