new technologies

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.

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.

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?

Pentesting of software and intellectual property

Can a controlled attack on a computer system to identify its security weaknesses violate copyright or trade secrets?

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.

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.