Internet of Things and Open Source webinar!

Internet of Things and Open Source webinar!

The Internet of Things (IoT) has an essential component in free and open source software, and this will be topic of our next DLA Piper webinar on 20 May 2015 at 4 pm UK time! Continue reading

The IoT scrutinized by telecom regulator

The IoT scrutinized by telecom regulator

€ 1.55 bn of revenues for the IoT in Italy shows a growing market, but the report from the Communications Authority stresses the need for regulatory changes to boost the sector.  Continue reading

Internet of Things telecom rules to be built in Italy

Internet of Things telecom rules to be built in Italy

The Internet of Things (IoT) will enable devices to communicate and share data with one another and data to be combined and used across multiple applications.  However, such applications also raise relevant legal issues.  The Italian Telecom Authority (AGCOM)has for this purpose just launched a consultation on the Internet of Things in order to understand how to better foster this market whose value will reach $ 7.1 trillion in sales by 2020.   Continue reading

Smart Home: interoperability, privacy and cybersecurity

Smart Home: interoperability, privacy and cybersecurity

I am glad to inform you that on the 28th of January 2015 I will be attending as a speaker the workshop arranged by the Internet of Things observatory of the University of Milan on “Smart Home: product innovation and consumer services“.

The title of my presentation will be “Platform interoperability is a right? Which privacy and cybersecurity obligations for device manufacturers?” and I will cover the legal issues of smart home technologies with particular reference of interoperability issues concerned open vs. closed platforms, privacy issues and cybercrime related threats.

After the workshop I published the slides of my presentation here, I hope you will enjoy them!

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

Top 5 IoT insights from the Web Summit

Top 5 IoT insights from the Web Summit

As previously mentioned, I attended this week the Web Summit in Dublin focusing in particular to the section dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT) from which I was able to gain very interesting insights on legal issues affecting the Internet of Things.  Continue reading