The United States Supreme Court recently issued its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Org., ––– U.S. –––, 2022 WL 2276808 (2022), overturning Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973), and Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey, 505 U.S. 833 (1992). In holding that the U.S. Constitution does not protect

On 16 June 2020, the “Corona-Warn-App” (“the App”) was released by the Federal German government. The tracing App, which uses Bluetooth technology, records which smartphones have come close to each other. If a user has tested positive and has shared this in the App, it will subsequently notify other users that they have been near

Scientific research has probably never played a more central, time-sensitive role in our society than during the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers are being pressed to produce results as quickly as possible. And processing health-related data is a key element of this research—which raises significant questions on how to reconcile privacy and public safety. News articles, LinkedIn

Governments and public health authorities around the world have been working to find a solution to the question as to how to ease lockdown restrictions which have been introduced to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic without overburdening their health systems.

Some governments have been thinking about or have already been gradually lifting lockdown

COVID-19 has spread rapidly across the globe, bringing with it devastating consequences for the communities that it has touched. As well as the very real human impact of the virus, many businesses have experienced severe difficulties, as a result of the economic downturn and issues with the global supply chain. Pension schemes face their own

The UK Government introduced emergency legislation on 19 March 2020 to strengthen the UK’s response to the COVID-19 situation by way of the Coronavirus Bill (the “Bill”).

The new powers under the Bill are “temporary” (– effective for a period of two years). However, it should be noted that this period can be

As COVID-19 or “coronavirus” spreads around the world, so are phishing scams or the infection of computer systems with malware through phishing emails and websites that appear to be related to the coronavirus. These phishing scams are spreading fast across the world and capitalise on the widespread panic that seems to have gripped the general

On June 6, 2018, the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled in favor of LabMD in the medical testing company’s closely watched challenge to the Federal Trade Commission’s (“FTC”) data security enforcement action. While assuming that the FTC was correct that LabMD’s allegedly unreasonable security practices constituted an unfair act or practice