Digital health hits against stricter rules…?

Digital health hits against stricter rules…?

Digital health has massive potentials, but its implementation requires to comply with standards that are now even more stringent after the issue of new guidelines by the Italian privacy authority.  Continue reading

The Internet will disappear with the Internet of Things?

The Internet will disappear with the Internet of Things?

The Internet of Things will make the Internet disappear according to Eric Schmidt of Google.  The Internet will become part of any object around us collecting personal data in a seemless manner which might lead to privacy issues that regulators shall properly address. Continue reading

The best Internet of Things articles for 2014 are…

The best Internet of Things articles for 2014 are…

2014 is just over and it is time to wish happy New Year and thank all the readers of IoTLaw for following with such interest this blog!  But it is also time to check which have been the best articles of 2014. Continue reading

Question time on privacy and national laws on telemedicine!

Question time on privacy and national laws on telemedicine!

For those that missed my presentation of Privacy and national laws as an obstacle to telemedicine at the National Center of Research, you can find the slides of the presentation here as well as on the Presentation Page of this blog.  Continue reading

Your smartwatch is a medical device?

Your smartwatch is a medical device?

Wearable technology issues relating to the potential qualification of such products as a medical devices have become popular on the press following the presentation of the first smartphone with a heart rate sensor, quickly followed by the smartwatch and the smartbracelet with the same functionality.  During the same days UK authorities took an unexpected position on mobile apps aimed at controlling or monitor users’ health which might impact the Internet of Things sector.  Continue reading