The era of big data is here. Although we are yet to see its full potential, the use of big data analytics is already proving invaluable to businesses and its applications have been found in numerous and diverse sectors.
However, the use of big data has also brought much controversy, particularly when it involves sensitive information, concerns children, minorities or … Continue Reading
Price algorithms are clearly the “talk of the town” in the European competition law community these days. Just last week, the German Monopolies Commission published a report in which it discusses potential anti-competitive effects of price algorithms and proposes far-reaching amendments to the competition law enforcement framework. Meanwhile, the European Commission has announced a consultation process with a view towards … Continue Reading
Nothing challenges the effectiveness of data protection law like technological innovation. You think you have cracked a technology neutral framework and then along comes the next evolutionary step in the chain to rock the boat. It happened with the cloud. It happened with social media, with mobile, with online behavioural targeting and with the Internet of Things. And from the … Continue Reading