Monthly Archive:: March 2014

30 Mar 2014

The Dark Side of the Use of Big Data by Lawyers

The majority of articles about the use of Big Data by lawyers describes its possibilities and how it might improve the legal practice (here, here, here, here or also data & it law). That´s good, since lawyers
15 Mar 2014

Data brokers and opting out

An interesting article describing how Julia Angwin decided to opt out from the commercial data brokers. She said: “It wasn’t easy. There is no law requiring data brokers to offer opt-outs. Of the 212 data brokers that
12 Mar 2014

EU Data Protection Reform cemented by Parliament

“The European Parliament today cemented the strong support previously given at committee level to the European Commission’s data protection reform (MEMO/13/923 and MEMO/14/60) by voting in plenary with 621 votes in favour, 10 against and 22 abstentions