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  1. Legal news
    18 October 2021
    Changing direction? UK consults reforms to its data protection law
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/changing-direction-uk-consults-reforms-to-its-data-protection-law

    In September, the UK’s Department for Digital, Media, Culture & Sport (DCMS) released a consultation document about the future of data protection law in the UK. The consultation proposes a raft of changes to the UK’s ...

  2. Legal news
    06 October 2021
    Irish Data Protection Commission WhatsApp decision: what do you need to know?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/irish-data-protection-commission-whatsapp-decision

    On 2nd September 2021, the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) announced a decision to fine WhatsApp €225 million. The DPC concluded that WhatsApp failed to: provide required privacy information to WhatsApp users (as ...

  3. Legal news
    12 July 2021
    Artificial Intelligence Update
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/global/artificial-intelligence-update

    Data protection watchdogs call for a ban on automated facial recognition in AI Act.

  4. Legal news
    10 November 2020
    AI in healthcare and life sciences: key considerations
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/ai-in-healthcare-and-life-sciences-key-considerations

    Digital technology is changing the way in which we receive healthcare. Healthcare providers are increasingly looking to adopt digital technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) as the benefits become clear.

  5. Legal news
    09 September 2020
    A Light Touch Regulatory Framework for AI – Part 2: Classification of AI Solutions
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/a-light-touch-regulatory-framework-for-ai-part-2-classification-of-ai-solutions

    This article focuses on our proposed approach to the classification of AI solutions based on the technical quality (Technical Assessment – TA) and the human importance (Human Importance Assessment – HIA) of an AI ...

  6. Legal news
    06 April 2021
    DEFeND: The next generation of Data privacy governance platform is ready to assist organisations with GDPR compliance
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/global/defend-the-next-generation-of-data-privacy-governance-platform

    The DEFeND consortium, born with the help of the European Commission that funded the project within the Horizon 2020 programme, realized an innovative data privacy governance software to empower organisations in ...

  7. Legal news
    07 January 2019
    Big Data & Issues & Opportunities: General Overview
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/big-data-and-issues-and-opportunities-general-overview

    This introductory article is the first in a series of articles looking into the legal, ethical and social issues and opportunities surrounding big data, which were brought to the forefront by the LeMO Project ...

  8. Legal news
    28 January 2019
    Big Data & Issues & Opportunities: Cybersecurity
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/big-data-and-issues-and-opportunities-cybersecurity

    In this fourth article in our series on "Big Data & Issues & Opportunities" (see our previous article here), we focus on some of the cybersecurity aspects of big data processing. Where relevant, illustrations from the ...

  9. Legal news
    30 July 2019
    CJEU Fashion ID Case: Thumbs down to Facebook's "Like" feature
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/cjeu-fashion-id-case-thumbs-down-to-facebook's-like-feature

    The decision (case C-210/16) deals mainly with the issue of “joint controllership” between Facebook and website operators using Facebook's 'Like' button on their website. The highest EU court decided that the operator ...