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Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media

14 June 2019
Jürg Schneider Implementation plan adopted for national cybersecurity strategy

Switzerland - Walder Wyss

The Federal Council recently adopted a plan to implement the national strategy to protect Switzerland against cyber risks until 2022 and took additional steps towards the establishment of a cybersecurity competence centre. Work is also underway to develop a cyber-defence campus and strengthen capabilities relating to information acquisition and allocation.

Authors: Jürg Schneider, Christophe Gösken
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Arthur Shay Huawei ban – will smartphones lose their smarts?

Taiwan - Shay & Partners

US President Donald Trump's recent executive order which blacklists Huawei has generated a significant response from Huawei smartphone users, mobile operators and distributors in Taiwan which are handling returned purchases. One of the principal complaints from consumers is that once a Huawei smartphone is deprived of its Android operating system and Google services, it is no longer as 'smart' as it should be.

Author: Arthur Shay
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Ari Q Fitzgerald Update on FCC 5.9GHz band rulemaking proceeding

USA - Hogan Lovells

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chair Ajit Pai recently announced plans to open a rulemaking proceeding to take a fresh look at the 5.9GHz band. In this new proceeding, the FCC will consider whether and how to allow sharing in the 5.9GHz band between dedicated short-range communication, gigabit Wi-Fi and cellular vehicle-to-everything technologies.

Author: Ari Q Fitzgerald
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Mexico - Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

Author: Federico Hernández Arroyo
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Taiwan - Shay & Partners

Author: Arthur Shay
Samuel Yang Police authorities issue guidelines on protection of personal information

China - AnJie Law Firm

Authors: Samuel Yang, Hongyu Jiang
Mark M Brennan CCPA amendments advance through California Assembly

USA - Hogan Lovells

Authors: Mark M Brennan, Britanie A Hall, Julian B Flamant
Elizabeth Greene AI and online harms: what does government's white paper mean for industry?

United Kingdom - Bird & Bird LLP

Author: Elizabeth Greene
Sergey Medvedev New law introduced to regulate digital rights

Russia - Gorodissky & Partners

Authors: Sergey Medvedev, Ilya Goryachev