IoT Solutions World Congress, will you be there?

IoT Solutions World Congress, will you be there?

The IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona is about to start and I will be there running a panel of legal issues of the Internet of Things (IoT), are you going to join us?

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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

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 legal issues on connected cars

Top 5 legal issues on connected cars

Here are the main legal topics on connected cars covered during the Connected Automobiles conference where I gave a presentation named “Privacy and regulations: state-of-the-art and future issues” on legal issues relating to connected cars whose slides are available here. Continue reading

Open source vs. proprietary system in the Internet of Things

Open source vs. proprietary system in the Internet of Things

Internet of Things (IoT) market is estimated to generate $ 7.1 trillion in sales by 2020, but its main issue is often considered to be the lack of interoperability between devices belonging to different systems.   The usual battle is between proprietary platforms which allow the interoperability only of devices that have been certified by the manufacturer of the IoT system and open source platforms. Continue reading