The Ever-Expanding Scope of Social Media Discovery
Among the fastest growing sectors in the industry of smart things is the connected car. No longer a simple way from point A to point B, cars now comprise a computer, cell phone and camera all rolled into one motorized...more
On August 11, 2015, the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) released an Internet of Things (IoT) Trust Framework (“the Framework”), which presents guidelines for IoT manufacturers, developers, and retailers. The Framework was...more
This Change, It’s a Coming (Maybe) -
Many states and the federal government are seriously considering converting from a “gallons consumed” tax levy to a “miles driven” program for determining gasoline tax. There are...more
According to a recent report entitled Digital Trust in the IoT Era published by Accenture, 77% of consumers are interested in adopting alternatives to logging in by username and password. While companies using mobile...more
In a July 29, 2015 hearing, lawmakers asked a panel of witnesses—all industry representatives—about the current and future challenges facing the Internet of Things, and what role, if any, Congress should play in addressing...more
IoT is discussed in the media more and more frequently. It has important social, economic and legal implications, most of which are yet to be fully understood.
The following sets out a brief list of things you should...more
As technology moves forward, more and more of our everyday gadgets will be connected to the Internet. With that convenience may come some vulnerabilities. On July 24, 2015, Chrysler and its parent company FCA US LLC (FCA US)...more
This is the third in a series of blogs examining the rapid development of the Internet of Things (IoT) and its consequential impact on product liability risk. The development of the IoT has been so rapid and the applications...more
Remember KITT? KITT (the Knight Industries Two Thousand) was the self-directed, self-driving, supercomputer hero of the popular 1980s television show Knight Rider. Knight Rider was a science fiction fantasy profiling the “car...more
Technology only imagined a decade ago is everywhere. It’s in our hands, on our laps, and on our desks. But it can also be found in our buildings and, increasingly, in and on our transportation infrastructure. Think wireless...more
Not coincidentally, on July 21, 2015, Wired Magazine published an article with groundbreaking evidence of hacking a car wirelessly, and Senators Edward Markey (D-Mass.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) introduced legislation...more
The Internet of Things and the Inevitable Collision with Products Liability, published in February 2015, identified a number of factors leading to the emergence and phenomenal growth of the Internet of Things (IoT). It also...more
As a technology law blogger and co-editor of Socially Aware, I monitor emerging developments in information technology. What’s hot in IT today? Any shortlist would have to include social media, mobile, wearable technology,...more
Cyber risk is now firmly at the top of the international agenda as high-profile breaches raise fears that hack attacks and other security failures could endanger the global economy.
The Global Risks 2015 report,...more
On June 16, the Online Trust Alliance, an industry group focused on developing and encouraging best practices in online security and privacy, announced that a recent audit of approximately 1,000 websites showed that 46%...more
In this Presentation:
- Internet of Things - definition
- But what is it all about?
- But not just that...
- The IoT market in figures...
- Beecham Research - view of the World
- The Connected...more
The Internet of Things: EU vs US guidance -
Reports from the European Commission and the FTC on privacy and security best practices for IoT - key issues and highlights...
Are IPRs impacting the pharmaceutical...more
The United States editorial team is delighted to bring you the sixteenth edition of Law à la Mode, the quarterly legal magazine produced by DLA Piper's Fashion, Retail and Design Group.
In April 2014, we published an...more
In its February 2015 Report on the Internet of Things (IoT), the FTC estimated that there are now 25 billion connected devices worldwide. Another more conservative report by Gartner estimates there will be 2.9 billion...more
In This Issue:
- Second Circuit Rules Patriot Act Does Not Authorize Bulk Metadata Collection; Congress Reconsiders Certain Patriot Act Authorities
- SEC Issues Cybersecurity Guidance for Investment Companies...more
In May of this year, Fitbit Inc. (Fitbit) filed for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) for upwards of $100 million. With more and more consumers using wearable devices, privacy concerns have skyrocketed. However, since 2011,...more
In This Issues:
- Key Considerations: For Negotiating Electronic Point Of Sale Solution Agreements
- Fashion Forward And Tech Savvy: The Co-Branding Of Wearable Technologies
- The Internet Of Things: The...more
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently launched a new Start with Security initiative that aims to provide businesses with resources, education and guidance on best practices for data security. Announced by FTC Consumer...more
A watchful eye can be a good thing. We all want to keep an eye on what’s important. In an increasingly fast-paced world, however, it gets harder. The Internet and advances in mobile technology put so much information at our...more
The Expo area in Milan in one of the 1st examples of smart cities in Italy which shows the massive potentials of the IoT, but what regulatory changes are necessary to replicate it across Europe?...more
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