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€ 200M VLTs gaming contribution paid by who?

5 May, 2015 - 8:30 am
The end of April was the deadline for the payment of the € 200M contribution by gaming machine licensees in Italy, but it is unclear…

IoT – Open Source Software and legal issues!

1 May, 2015 - 8:30 am
The Internet of Things (IoT) has an essential component in free and open source software, and this will be topic of our next DLA…
Gaming law

IoT, M2M and Big Data presentations now available!

29 April, 2015 - 12:57 am
It was a quite busy week, but I made it.  And as usual you can get access to the presentations that I gave on the Internet of Things…
Internet of Things

Internet of Things industry questioned by privacy regulator!

28 April, 2015 - 7:15 pm
The Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming exponentially reviewed by regulators.  After the report from the Italian telecom regulator…
Internet of Things

Internet of Things Law at M2M+ Forum

24 April, 2015 - 7:00 am
I will be running two sessions on Internet of Things law matters at the M2M+ Forum in Milan on Monday 27 April 2015, one of the…

350+ attendees for our 1st IoT webinar, thank you!

22 April, 2015 - 10:38 pm
It was a great day for our DLA Piper Internet of Things group with over 350 attendees of our first IoT webinar and 1000+ people…
Internet of Things

Google fine is a lesson for the Internet of Things?

21 April, 2015 - 12:22 pm
The potential € 6 Bn fine to be issued against Google by European competition authorities is close to the 5% global turnover fine…

The IoT is healthy but needs new rules!

16 April, 2015 - 6:58 am
€ 1.55 bn of revenues for the IoT in Italy shows a growing market, but the report from the Communications Authority stresses the…
Internet of Things

Indian Internet of Things policy on the agenda of any Govt?

13 April, 2015 - 1:00 pm
The Indian Government adopted an Internet of Things policy to incentivise investments in the manufacturing sector in India.  The…
smart home

The magic button of smart homes and social media

13 April, 2015 - 7:15 am
The launch of smart home technologies and social media functionalities enabling quick purchases hides the risks of lack of compliance…

IoTDay reveals interoperability, cybercrime and privacy issues

10 April, 2015 - 10:23 am
It was the Internet of Things day (IoTDay) yesterday and the main issues for the IoT are interoperability, cybersecurity and privacy…
online gaming

Casino and Sportsbetting push for the growth in the Italy

10 April, 2015 - 7:19 am
The data just published on the Italian online gaming market shows positive figures for casino and sportsbetting while poker has…

NJ Connected Car law changes the landscape of IoT

9 April, 2015 - 6:10 am
The recent approval by New Jersey of a law on the ownership of data generated by connected cars might have an impact on the future…

Research shows privacy and cybersecurity risks for IoT

8 April, 2015 - 1:57 pm
A research run by Veracode on Internet of Things devices shows cybersecurity risks and potential privacy flaws that are among the…
Internet of Things

Intel fosters payments in the Internet of Things

7 April, 2015 - 10:00 am
The partnership between Intel and Ingenico to develop payment capabilities in Internet of Things devices occurs right after the…

€ 500 million VLT gaming fee confirmed?

7 April, 2015 - 8:11 am
The interim claim on the € 500 million video lottery fee has been rejected by Italian courts raising the question on whether the…

Amazon & IBM IoT revolution, but regulations are ready?

6 April, 2015 - 9:00 am
The launch by Amazon of Dash and the announcement by IBM of their $ 3 bn investment in the IoT raise the question on whether regulations…

The IoT market is never off, but happy Easter to everyone

5 April, 2015 - 12:16 pm
The IoT market is never on holiday but this video published as part of the IoTLaw 30 secs series is my way to wish everyone happy…

Cisco, Bosch & ABB sign JV on open IoT

4 April, 2015 - 7:27 pm
Cisco, Bosch and ABB have just announced a joint venture to create an open IoT software for smart home devices and this is my comment…
Internet of Things

US and EU commit to the Internet of Things

4 April, 2015 - 4:08 pm
The position taken by the US Federal Trade Commission and by the European Commission on the Internet of Things might change the…