Expo smart city – the IoT is here!

Expo smart city – the IoT is here!

The Expo area in Milan in one of the 1st examples of smart cities in Italy which shows the massive potentials of the IoT, but what regulatory changes are necessary to replicate it across Europe? Continue reading

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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

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

Drones trigger privacy and liability risks?

Drones trigger privacy and liability risks?

Privacy breaches and potential liabilities might increase as a consequence of the usage of drones that represent a massive resource in a number of different sectors, but might also trigger some “new” unexpected legal risks. Continue reading

Top 5 Internet of Things predictions for 2015

Top 5 Internet of Things predictions for 2015

Internet of Things has been the centre of the attention of the global market during 2014 and everyone is curious to see what will happen in 2015. Here is my personal list of predictions relating to legal issues that will affect the Internet of Things in 2015! 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