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Here you can read some articles on Italian and international technology law issues, like Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) law issues drafted by either Giulio Coraggio or the other authors of GamingTechLaw.

Wearables, watch your hands!

$ 3 billion will be spent in 2014 on 10 million units of wearable technologies according to a Deloitte report, but the potentials of this market can be seen also through the attempts by tech companies to patent anything connected to them, including the heart gesture made in front of Google Glasses so setting a new approach for the Internet of Things!  

Top 5 giveaways at #Fashiononline and wearable technologies event

€ 1.3 bn is the value of sales from Italian fashion websites in 2013 with an increase year by year of 30+% and considerable potentials for further growth since it represents only 20% of the total value of the Italian B2C e-commerce sector. These are some of the topics together with wearable technology issues impacting on the Internet of Things covered in the very interesting #Fashiononline event that took place in Milan (Italy).

Webinar on wearable technologies, privacy and intellectual property rights

Wearable technologies and the Internet of Things are becoming a really exciting topic and each time we review different products for clients, we find out an additional legal implication that might be relevant in the sector. After having published a post on wearable technologies and privacy and a second post on  wearable technologies in the healthcare sector with reference to eHealth technologies, I am now running a webinar organized by the Global Lawyers Association on wearable technologies, privacy and intellectual property rights. 

Wearables and privacy issues, how to find the balance?

Wearables and the Internet of Things are one of the most discussed at the moment with a considerable potential impact on our approach to technologies in the next years. But, with the huge amount of personal data relating to users as well as images/sounds on the people/events around him collected by means of such devices and the possibility to very easily share them on the Internet, the impact on privacy rights of these technologies will require a careful review.