IP/IT/TELECOM


Nieuwe telecomwet wil burgers beschermen tegen cybercriminelen. 2022 wordt hét jaar van cyber security. Of toch niet?

Nieuwe telecomwet wil burgers beschermen tegen cybercriminelen. 2022 wordt hét jaar van cyber security. Of toch niet?
14/01/2022

Eén van de krachtlijnen van de nieuwe telecomwet is om verdachte sms’en reeds op voorhand te screenen op fraude (alvorens ze worden ontvangen). De vraag is hoe dit in de praktijk zal gebeuren. Zal een telecomoperator inzage krijgen in tekstberichten die binnen de privésfeer behoren ? Of zal er worden gewerkt met algoritmes en objectieve parameters ? En op basis waarvan wordt de kennisname van een tekstbericht ontnomen aan een betrokken persoon ?

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Influencer marketing: 5 tips for your influencer contracts

Influencer marketing: 5 tips for your influencer contracts
13/01/2022

Influencer marketing is a form of marketing in which companies use the online influence and relevant knowledge of people called “influencers”. Influencers are present on one or more social networking platforms and have a community of subscribers who follow their content 

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Hague System – WIPO adopts new design rules to fit business needs

Hague System – WIPO adopts new design rules to fit business needs
11/01/2022

Since 1 January 2022, the Hague System Common Regulations contain new rules on force majeure, design publication and transfer of ownership.

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Update Standard Contractual Clauses for international personal data transfers

Update Standard Contractual Clauses for international personal data transfers
24/12/2021

Still thinking about your New Year’s resolution? Pursuant to the European Commission Implementing Decision of 4 June 2021 on standard contractual clauses for the transfer of personal data to third countries (outside the EEA)

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Mr. Jan Hofkens

Règlementation sur les lanceurs d’alerte : état des lieux
17/12/2021

D'ici demain, 17 décembre 2021, la Directive EU sur les lanceurs d'alerte n° 2019/1937 du 23 octobre 2019 doit en principe être transposée dans la législation nationale.

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The clock is ticking for whistleblowing schemes

The clock is ticking for whistleblowing schemes
16/12/2021

European Directive 2019/1937 imposes an obligation on the Member States to provide for a legal framework for whistleblowing schemes in the private and public sectors by 17 December 2021 at the latest

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Data protection notices after the Whatsapp case: what's the message?

Data protection notices after the Whatsapp case: what's the message?
16/12/2021

A few months ago, the Irish Data Protection Commission imposed an administrative fine of EUR 225 million on WhatsApp Ireland Limited, declaring the company's data protection notice non-compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (No) 2016/679 or the "GDPR"). 

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Europa werkt regelgevend kader uit voor artificiële intelligentie

Europa werkt regelgevend kader uit voor artificiële intelligentie
09/12/2021

Kunstmatige of artificiële intelligentie (of afgekort AI) is niet meer weg te denken uit onze dagdagelijkse leefwereld. Bewust of onbewust maken we iedere dag gebruik van deze intelligente toepassingen/algoritmes: detectie van ons surfgedrag op Google waarna we advertenties krijgen volgens ons profiel, de chatbots 

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The BDPA’s recommendation on processing of biometric data

The BDPA’s recommendation on processing of biometric data
07/12/2021

On 6 December 2021, the Belgian Data Protection Authority (the BDPA) published a recommendation on the processing of biometric data (the Recommendation). The aim of the Recommendation is to provide guidelines to controllers and processors on how to interpret, and comply with, the GDPR when processing biometric data.

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Third parties coming to an end, what does the future of online tracking look like?

Third parties coming to an end, what does the future of online tracking look like?
06/12/2021

Since the arrival of the Internet in the 1990s, cookies have played an increasingly important role in personalizing ads. But that seems to be coming to an end soon. Some browsers already block third-party cookies, and Google is working on an alternative technology for showing personalized ads without using third-party cookies. What does this mean for companies in AdTech?

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