The Pros and Cons of the new EU Geo-Blocking Regulation

Everyone knows that State frontiers were a serious challenge to the exchange of products and services within the European Union. Then, after reaching the so-called Schengen acquis, Member States managed to tear down internal borders and ensure a well-functioning circulation of products over the Union. The new EU Geo-Blocking Regulation is a further step towards the freedom of services throughout the European Union. Read the rest of this entry »

What data protection concerns after Brexit withdrawal agreement

The Brexit withdrawal agreement might have considerable privacy law related consequences on the flow personal data between the EU and the UK. Read the rest of this entry »

Influencer – Sfide e opportunità, discutiamone insieme da DLA Piper!

Influencer marketing è uno degli argomenti più caldi del momento e ne discutiamo il 30 novembre 2018 da DLA Piper. Read the rest of this entry »

Artificial intelligence and fashion: between innovation and creativity

At the beginning of the year, in our fashion predictions we put artificial intelligence (“AI”) at the top of the fashion agenda and ‒ yes, no magic sphere needed! ‒ we were actually right.

Technology has had a huge impact on the fashion industry and in the last year all the retail giants took an algorithmic approach to fashion. After Amazon’s Echo Look app which gives feedback or recommendations on your outfits and Zara’s interactive fitting rooms, with mirrors recognizing the clothes that you are wearing and suggesting others to match them based on style, color and mood, also Yoox explored the potential of AI. Read the rest of this entry »

Intervista a Francesco Bardelli di Generali Jeniot | DLA Piper Digital Ring

Francesco Bardelli è stato uno dei relatori del DLA Piper Digital Ring 2018 dove ha discusso di digital transformation nel settore assicurativo. Read the rest of this entry »

New AudioVisual Directive by the EU and AgCom report on the TELCO market in Italy

The EU legislative process has finally come to an end: the EU AudioVisual Directive has been approved and the recent AgCom report brings interesting insights relating to Telecommunications sector in Italy.

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How can the blockchain become GDPR compliant?

Blockchain compliance with GDPR requirements was tested by the French privacy authority and the European Commission, with uncertain outcomes.  Read the rest of this entry »

Intervista a Fabio Moioli di Microsoft | DLA Piper Digital Ring 2018

Fabio Moioli è stato uno dei relatori del DLA Piper Digital Ring 2018 dove ha discusso di digital transformation e valore dei dati. Read the rest of this entry »

Can AI artworks be copyright protected? Some thoughts after the Edmond de Belamy’s case

We all know that artificial intelligence (AI) has limitless potential, that goes beyond the power of human imagination. But what if AI starts creating pieces of art? Read the rest of this entry »

Legal focus on Banksy’s art of shredding

After revolutionizing the world of art, by transforming an act of vandalism − such as murals − in million dollars artworks, Banksy has recently hit the headlines with his latest provocation. In October, during a Sotheby’s auction, right after the awarding of one of his most famous creations entitled ‘Girl with balloon’ for more than £ 1.000.000, the painting literally destroyed itself. Immediately after, the artist declared to have intentionally placed a shredding machine within the frame. As a consequence, a new piece of artwork – ‘Love is in the bin’ – was created by destroying the first.

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