Author: Graham Smith

Graham Smith is a partner at Bird & Bird, specialising in internet, IT and intellectual property law. He is the author of Sweet & Maxwell’s Internet Law and Regulation and blogs as Cyberleagle. Email Twitter @cyberleagle.

Internet law pre- and post-Brexit

To launch a new edition of a legal textbook in the very month that the UK is about to leave the EU – let alone a book focused on the internet at the height of the techlash – may seem a little reckless. Or perhaps not. Internet law stays still for hardly a moment anyway. […]

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Content versus metadata

The contest at the heart of the Investigatory Powers Act After more scrutiny than probably any other piece of legislation in recent memory, the Investigatory Powers Bill received Royal Assent in November. Notwithstanding the amount of Parliamentary time spent on the 300 pages of powers and safeguards, underpinning the Act are some complex and abstractly […]

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