Technology

5 Ways India’s Digital Personal Data Protection Act 2023 differs from Europe’s GDPR

Mayank Batavia takes a deep dive into data protection mechanisms in India and Europe

Feb 5 2024 8:57am
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Why we need to take a closer look at ‘loot boxes’

Aspiring barrister Georgia Keeton-Williams on why more needs to be done to protect children from in-game currencies

Sep 19 2023 8:47am

Navigating bias in generative AI

Nottingham PPE student Charlie Downey looks at the challenges around artificial intelligence

Sep 11 2023 9:22am
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Improving access to justice – is AI the answer?

Jake Fletcher-Stega, a recent University of Liverpool law grad explores the potential for technology to enhance legal services

Aug 21 2023 8:37am
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The blame game: who takes the heat when AI messes up?

Megha Nautiyal, a final-year law student at the University of Delhi, explores the relationship between liability and technology

Aug 8 2023 8:55am
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What does digital transformation mean for women in law?

MSc student and qualified Turkish lawyer Öznur Uğuz considers how advancements in tech help and hinder the current gender gap

Jan 12 2023 11:42am
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The impact of AI on copyright law

Following public excitement around 'ChatGPT', aspiring barrister Jonathan Binns considers the impact of artificial intelligence on UK copyright law, and even asks the chatbot for its take

Dec 20 2022 8:52am

The future is driverless

Our driving laws are not geared up for the possibilities of driverless vehicles, but could the Law Commission have found a way to steer through the obstacles?

Aug 4 2022 9:28am

Welcome to the futuristic world of the Decentralised Autonomous Organisation

Can old laws govern these radical creations? MSc student and qualified Turkish lawyer, Öznur Uğuz investigates the mysterious entities known as DAOs and finds they have a lot to offer

Jul 6 2022 9:20am

Is the smart money on ‘smart contracts’?

Law student Tanzeel ur Rehman considers some of the drawbacks of self-executing agreements

Mar 18 2022 9:55am
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The rights and wrongs of life in the metaverse

Future trainee William Holmes takes stock of the various legal issues emerging in the virtual world

Feb 28 2022 9:13am
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Put your trust in computational antitrust

Law student Tanzeel ur Rehman explains how AI is being used to revolutionise competition laws

Feb 3 2022 10:33am
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The Binance backlash

Durham University law student Jamie Campbell looks at the potential dangers of crypto derivatives

Oct 20 2021 10:59am

Why the Online Safety Bill doesn’t go far enough

Cambridge University law student Nathan Silver assesses the limitations of the new draft legislation

Aug 12 2021 10:24am

AI in healthcare: a legal and ethical balancing act

Government paralegal Marie Le Frapper considers how best to strike the balance between providing users adequate protection and encouraging growth and investment

Aug 6 2021 10:15am

Why Henry III would have regulated crypto communities better than us

Future magic circle trainee William Holmes compares medieval and blockchain communities

Jun 4 2021 10:13am

The future of cryptocurrency

Pinsent Masons paralegal Shanelle Mattu tracks the evolution of currency and considers whether crypto assets are the future of money

Mar 23 2021 11:44am

Why Elon Musk’s pigs are a legal headache

Bristol University student and future trainee William Holmes explores the challenges ahead for brain-computer interface (BCI) systems

Dec 16 2020 9:18am

Why the law should treat algorithms like murderous Greek statues

Future magic circle trainee William Holmes considers whether 'mutant algorithms' should have their day in court, following this summer's A-Level exam results fiasco

Sep 17 2020 11:32am

An app-le a day… keeps the developers away?

Future City lawyer Bethany Barrett examines the escalating row between developers and tech giants, including Fortnite owners Epic Games' legal battle against Apple

Sep 10 2020 9:18am

What Mediaeval animal trials can teach us about AI and the law

Future magic circle trainee William Holmes unlocks the method in 'Mediaeval madness'

Jul 21 2020 11:12am