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April 2, 2020

Combatting COVID-19 with data – Orwellian or essential?

While populations around the globe have adjusted to life in lockdown of various degrees, governments are looking to use the one thing most of us don’t leave the house without – our smartphones – in the combat against COVID-19.

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April 2, 2020

Combatting COVID-19 with data – Orwellian or essential?

While populations around the globe have adjusted to life in lockdown of various degrees, governments are looking to use the one thing most of us don’t leave the house without – our smartphones – in the combat against COVID-19.

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March 24, 2020

Regulating Tech in 2020 Series | Unfair Contract Terms in B2B Contracts

In December 2019, the Fair Trading Amendment Bill was introduced to Parliament with two main goals...

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March 24, 2020

Regulating Tech in 2020 Series | Unfair Contract Terms in B2B Contracts

In December 2019, the Fair Trading Amendment Bill was introduced to Parliament with two main goals...

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March 20, 2020

Regulating Tech in 2020 Series | Classifying content on ‘Video On-Demand’ services

To reduce the potential for harm to consumers from viewing inappropriate content, the Government will require providers of commercial video on-demand (CVoD) content available in New Zealand to display appropriate and consistent labelling.

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March 20, 2020

Regulating Tech in 2020 Series | Classifying content on ‘Video On-Demand’ services

To reduce the potential for harm to consumers from viewing inappropriate content, the Government will require providers of commercial video on-demand (CVoD) content available in New Zealand to display appropriate and consistent labelling.

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March 19, 2020

Regulating Tech in 2020 Series | Preventing Violent Extremist Content Online

Following the Christchurch Mosque attacks, concerns were raised about the piecemeal approach to taking down live-streamed video of the attacks….

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March 19, 2020

Regulating Tech in 2020 Series | Preventing Violent Extremist Content Online

Following the Christchurch Mosque attacks, concerns were raised about the piecemeal approach to taking down live-streamed video of the attacks….

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March 18, 2020

Regulating Tech in 2020 Series | New Zealand’s ‘Consumer Data Right’?

Open banking” is a generic term for initiatives to make bank customer data available to third party service providers, with the goal of encouraging competition and the fintech industry generally.

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March 18, 2020

Regulating Tech in 2020 Series | New Zealand’s ‘Consumer Data Right’?

Open banking” is a generic term for initiatives to make bank customer data available to third party service providers, with the goal of encouraging competition and the fintech industry generally.

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March 17, 2020

Regulating Tech in 2020 Series | “Modernising” the Privacy Act

As the presence and influence of new technology models (and businesses that provide them) grows, so too does the scope and complexity of technology and data regulation around the world.

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March 17, 2020

Regulating Tech in 2020 Series | “Modernising” the Privacy Act

As the presence and influence of new technology models (and businesses that provide them) grows, so too does the scope and complexity of technology and data regulation around the world.

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February 20, 2020

Using AI for management of health data – what do you need to know?

Do you use AI for the management of health data or do you deal in health data? read on ...

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February 20, 2020

Using AI for management of health data – what do you need to know?

Do you use AI for the management of health data or do you deal in health data? read on ...

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February 5, 2020

Content created by machines - the rights & responsibilities

Creative content is increasingly being created by machines that are learning themselves - what are the implications for the ownership and rights in the content?

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February 5, 2020

Content created by machines - the rights & responsibilities

Creative content is increasingly being created by machines that are learning themselves - what are the implications for the ownership and rights in the content?

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November 14, 2019

Every move you make, I’ll be watching you.

You may have seen the headlines over the last few weeks - Google has just paid US$2.1 billion to acquire Fitbit. Who would have thought that those kms you busted out this morning could be so lucrative!

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November 14, 2019

Every move you make, I’ll be watching you.

You may have seen the headlines over the last few weeks - Google has just paid US$2.1 billion to acquire Fitbit. Who would have thought that those kms you busted out this morning could be so lucrative!

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September 26, 2019

Can you make Google forget about you?

Recent European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling a significant victory for Google.

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September 26, 2019

Can you make Google forget about you?

Recent European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling a significant victory for Google.

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March 7, 2017

Soft toy animals held to bitcoin ransom

A cuddly soft toy that can play personal messages to a child recorded by family members - sounds like a great idea right? Maybe it was, until it became just another database hit by a data breach.

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March 7, 2017

Soft toy animals held to bitcoin ransom

A cuddly soft toy that can play personal messages to a child recorded by family members - sounds like a great idea right? Maybe it was, until it became just another database hit by a data breach.

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April 24, 2017

Squawk Squad gamifies conservation

Value of HGM's "Legal Start-up Package"

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April 24, 2017

Squawk Squad gamifies conservation

Value of HGM's "Legal Start-up Package"

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June 13, 2017

Patient privacy once more in the limelight

The finding of a recent Auckland District Health Board investigation into a suspected privacy breach relating to Tania Dalton's medical care has been released.

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June 13, 2017

Patient privacy once more in the limelight

The finding of a recent Auckland District Health Board investigation into a suspected privacy breach relating to Tania Dalton's medical care has been released.

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July 18, 2017

Regulating data...the new commodity

New Zealand businesses who deal with personal data of EU citizens may need to upgrade their data protection measures to more closely match the new EU rules.

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July 18, 2017

Regulating data...the new commodity

New Zealand businesses who deal with personal data of EU citizens may need to upgrade their data protection measures to more closely match the new EU rules.

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August 7, 2017

Embrace the Ecosystem (urgh)

What does this FinTech buzzword actually mean? Busting the jargon with some practical insights for innovation in financial services (and beyond).

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August 7, 2017

Embrace the Ecosystem (urgh)

What does this FinTech buzzword actually mean? Busting the jargon with some practical insights for innovation in financial services (and beyond).

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August 23, 2017

Self-help steps to stay cyber-secure

Being cyber-secure is now a business issue, not an IT issue, and taking practical steps to protect your business against a cyberattack is critical.

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August 23, 2017

Self-help steps to stay cyber-secure

Being cyber-secure is now a business issue, not an IT issue, and taking practical steps to protect your business against a cyberattack is critical.

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October 2, 2017

New Zealand's Initial Coin Offering

Exciting times for the New Zealand crypto-sphere with the first Initial Coin Offering (ICO).

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October 2, 2017

New Zealand's Initial Coin Offering

Exciting times for the New Zealand crypto-sphere with the first Initial Coin Offering (ICO).

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November 29, 2017

Data loss of Uber proportions

New Zealand privacy law does not - currently - require a business to notify its customers when their personal data has been compromised.

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November 29, 2017

Data loss of Uber proportions

New Zealand privacy law does not - currently - require a business to notify its customers when their personal data has been compromised.

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February 22, 2018

Four Square, but not as we know it

A trip to the Ellerslie Four Square will shortly be a wholly different experience.

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February 22, 2018

Four Square, but not as we know it

A trip to the Ellerslie Four Square will shortly be a wholly different experience.

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March 21, 2018

What you should be doing about data

Data issues are everywhere and affecting everyone. What should you being doing about it?

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March 21, 2018

What you should be doing about data

Data issues are everywhere and affecting everyone. What should you being doing about it?

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April 19, 2018

More certainty for NZ blockchain industry as regulator continues proactive approach

Good news for companies in the blockchain and token economy looking at running Initial Coin Offerings or Token Generating Events (ICOs or TGEs) from New Zealand

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April 19, 2018

More certainty for NZ blockchain industry as regulator continues proactive approach

Good news for companies in the blockchain and token economy looking at running Initial Coin Offerings or Token Generating Events (ICOs or TGEs) from New Zealand

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May 2, 2018

The rise of machines and the legal challenge

Artificial Intelligence - Shaping a Future New Zealand

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May 2, 2018

The rise of machines and the legal challenge

Artificial Intelligence - Shaping a Future New Zealand

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May 10, 2018

AI - the debate continues

We have to think carefully now about how we want the technology to interact with us in the future.

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May 10, 2018

AI - the debate continues

We have to think carefully now about how we want the technology to interact with us in the future.

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August 6, 2018

FinTech Lessons from London

Global FinTech investment in first half of 2018

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August 6, 2018

FinTech Lessons from London

Global FinTech investment in first half of 2018

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October 16, 2018

Law and Data in a Connected World

The Internet of Things, digital platforms and data-driven transactions are creating some real challenges for lawyers. Who actually "owns" data? And who is liable when things go wrong in a complex digital ecosystem?

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October 16, 2018

Law and Data in a Connected World

The Internet of Things, digital platforms and data-driven transactions are creating some real challenges for lawyers. Who actually "owns" data? And who is liable when things go wrong in a complex digital ecosystem?

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November 27, 2018

Use a free VPN? Think again.

Do you use a free VPN service to stream TV from overseas or hide your internet traffic?

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November 27, 2018

Use a free VPN? Think again.

Do you use a free VPN service to stream TV from overseas or hide your internet traffic?

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January 30, 2019

Telco Gives Customer Too Much Privacy

The Privacy Commissioner has determined that a person is entitled to the records of not only the telecommunications they send, but also of those that they receive.

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January 30, 2019

Telco Gives Customer Too Much Privacy

The Privacy Commissioner has determined that a person is entitled to the records of not only the telecommunications they send, but also of those that they receive.

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February 4, 2019

Google fined €50m for breaching GDPR

Google fined €50 million by French data watchdog

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February 4, 2019

Google fined €50m for breaching GDPR

Google fined €50 million by French data watchdog

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June 3, 2019

AI Day 2019 Panel - Video

How do we increase awareness of how data is collected, used and shared?

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June 3, 2019

AI Day 2019 Panel - Video

How do we increase awareness of how data is collected, used and shared?

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July 10, 2019

British Airways facing a £183m fine for breach of GDPR

If the UK Information Commissioner's Office wanted to send a message that companies need to treat personal information data breaches seriously in the post-GDPR era then it has certainly done that.

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July 10, 2019

British Airways facing a £183m fine for breach of GDPR

If the UK Information Commissioner's Office wanted to send a message that companies need to treat personal information data breaches seriously in the post-GDPR era then it has certainly done that.

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July 31, 2019

Data is the new...fossil fuel?

Whether or not you agree with the tired metaphor "data is the new oil" this opinion by John Naughton offers an interesting perspective on it in the wake of the unprecedented British Airways GDPR fine.

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July 31, 2019

Data is the new...fossil fuel?

Whether or not you agree with the tired metaphor "data is the new oil" this opinion by John Naughton offers an interesting perspective on it in the wake of the unprecedented British Airways GDPR fine.

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