Category: Tech

To be or not to be…forgotten

Ever since 2014,  individuals have had the right to demand that search engine providers remove information on them if it can shown that such information is “inaccurate, inadequate, irrelevant, or excessive”. The so-called “right to be forgotten” was controversial at the time – not least because it is an inevitable clash between the freedom of…

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The high street dilemma….

The last couple of years have seen a seismic change in the high street. Many of our well known brands have been forced to use (or misuse depending on perspective) the CVA process or disappear entirely. Whilst it is the well known brands such as House of Fraser, Top Shop etc that have made the…

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When will they learn…..

As a lawyer it pains me to admit that the only real victors in the “back and forth” patent wars is……yep, the lawyers. The latest “victory” for Apple saw the tech giant awarded nearly $120m against Samsung. Sounds great but the original claim from Apple ran into the billions and in part here lies the…

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HMV – RIP

According to the BBC website, digital media is now seen as “mainstream”. No idea what makes something mainstream but seems to me that downloading (whether legal or illegal) has been “mainstream” for some time. Yes – I accept that some will still prefer the look and feel of physical media (my mum still rues the…

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