In the upcoming Law Society of Singapore-LAWASIA E-commerce and Communications international conference, entitled "Regulating a New World Order", legal eagles from Asia will be gathering to discuss emerging trends in the tech world.The focus seems to be very much on data protection and social media, with the two topics covering more than half of the airtime.
This ZDNet blog is hosted by lawyers from two law firms, Pinsent Masons and Olswang, who specialize in the Asia-Pacific ICT sector.
Some cinemas in Singapore have announced that they will be installing CCTVs on their premises--the operators hope to use the cameras to spot movie pirates as well as resolve disputes with customers.While up to now, installing CCTVs have been done with relative ease, with the upcoming Personal Data Protection Act, there are implications which property owners should consider.
A few people have recently asked me what a quashing order is, so here's a quick brief on it.The queries cames from news reports that Singapore's NBN NetCo OpenNet had sought a quashing order against the government.
It's happened. Singapore's draft personal data protection act was released last Monday alongside a public consultation.
The announcement that Singapore possibly could have cyberbullying legislation has got commentators all hot and bothered.Some suggested an Internet code of conduct, while others pointed to finetuning that proposal with a bottom-up instead of a top-down approach.
In quick succession, Singapore authorities recently announced arrests and launched investigations to look into several bad online behavior.In one case, a gang lured young single men into exposing themselves in front of Webcams and committing other unspecified cybersex acts before proceeding to blackmail them.
Over the last week, three separate actions by political and business leaders in Singapore against a political Web site and a blogger have sent everyone scrambling for their defamation textbooks.These have unearthed some issues...
A lawsuit filed in Massachusetts, United States, may have implications on end-users who leave their Wi-Fi networks unsecured.San Diego-based Liberty Media, which produces adult content, has accused 50 or so people for negligence in allowing their wireless networks to be used for accessing BitTorrent to download a certain gay movie.
A while ago I wrote about what Asia needs to know about the Protect IP Act, as well as the Stop Online Piracy Act, also known as SOPA.It is also fascinating to watch the events of the last few days where SOPA and PIPA were on the verge of being introduced as legislation in the U.
The new year brought news that a prominent startup had folded and, with the newspapers incessantly warning of a worsening economic climate, I thought it would be good to reflect on some tips that startups sometimes ignore--intentionally or otherwise. There will be a myriad of reasons why startups fail, and attempting to answer all in one blog post is impossible.