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No liability for free public WiFi?
According to an Advocate General at the Court of Justice, a provider of free WiFi is not responsible for the actions of its users.
No liability for free public WiFi?
The time is coming for new trust services
The EU’s eIDAS Regulation enters into force on 1 July 2016. The importance of this somewhat mysterious act is not yet widely appreciated. It opens up new possibilities and creates space for very interesting new services.
The time is coming for new trust services
Pursuing claims against banks for unauthorised electronic transfers
Reimbursement of funds lost in an attack on an online account can be pursued against the bank operating the account.
Pursuing claims against banks for unauthorised electronic transfers
What kind of services does Uber really perform?
Uber has been serving Warsaw since August 2014. With its smartphone app, users can call a car, set the fee in advance, and pay by credit card. Can this be defined as a transport service?
What kind of services does Uber really perform?
Pentesting of software and intellectual property
Can a controlled attack on a computer system to identify its security weaknesses violate copyright or trade secrets?
Pentesting of software and intellectual property
Will drones replace Rudolph?
With the implementation of new technologies at Claus Enterprises, Santa is seriously considering replacing his team of reindeer and using drones to deliver presents. Rudolph is already looking for another job.
Will drones replace Rudolph?
Freedom of panorama
In computer games and apps, the use of images of nature, like mountain streams, does not raise doubts in terms of copyright. But the use of architectural structures, such as bridges, monuments or buildings, can be problematic, because they are generally regarded as “works” for copyright purposes.
Freedom of panorama
Is it OK to shoot down a drone?
Protection of possession of real estate against drones as a form of necessary defence is permissible only under exceptional circum­stances.
Is it OK to shoot down a drone?
Bitcoin and money-laundering regulations
Controversies surrounding application of money-laundering regulations generate legal uncertainty for businesses operating in the field of digital currencies.
Bitcoin and money-laundering regulations
Drones and data protection
The increasing commercial use of drones raises legal aspects of the operation of unmanned aerial vehicles. In this article we focus on one of the most hotly debated legal issues related to drones: the use of drones in light of regulations on protection of personal data.
Drones and data protection
Commercialisation of scientific research in practice
Despite introduction of new commercialisation rules in 2014, there are still legal barriers to implementing projects.
Commercialisation of scientific research in practice
Digitisation of Polish money
Poland’s first clearinghouse for cash-free payments was established in 1990. In 1991 the first payment cards for individual clients were issued in Poland. The history of cash-free trade in this country now goes back over a quarter-century. But one of the key Polish regulations governing money—the Foreign Exchange Law—has not kept pace with the evolution of the forms in which money is used, but remains fixed in times when the dominant form of money was cash. There are many signs that this state of affairs may soon change.
Digitisation of Polish money