Herewith first impressions of the Government’s proposal to criminalise “Revenge Pornography” since, if it is passed, this will be another type of material that those offering web or other publishing services for user generated content will need to include in their notice and takedown processes. Comments welcome, especially if you think there’s something I’ve missed. […]
Month: October 2014
Incentives for Intermediaries
One aspect of the Google Spain judgment I’ve not seen discussed is the incentives it creates for search engines. The European Court of Justice found that under some circumstances Data Protection law entitles an individual to demand that out of date and inaccurate results be removed from the results of a search for their name […]
BYOD: Government Guidance
I had been planning to write up a summary of my thoughts on Bring Your Own Device, but I’m pleased to discover that the UK Government has pretty much done it for me. Their draft guidance, just published for comment, suggests an approach along the following lines: Start by reviewing which information should not be […]
How much complexity should we see?
A couple of sessions at the VAMP2013 workshop in Helsinki related to complexity and how best to express it to users. Bob Cowles pointed out that current access management systems can involve a lot of complexity even to reach the binary decision whether or not to allow a user to access a resource. This might, […]