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Insights: Digital health

Technology disputes and the NHS – the SCL Adjudication scheme – Eyes wide open

Where parties to technology projects have disputes finding a timely and cost effective resolution process, one that provides access to justice whilst allowing relations and cash-flow to be maintained, has long been the holy grail of dispute lawyers. Through its adjudication scheme, launched in October 2019, the Society of Computers & Law (SCL) hopes to encourage parties to adopt a process, which if not the holy grail is advocated as being a major step in the right direction.

Hacking – who bears the cost?

In June, the Technology & Construction Court in Frontier Systems Ltd (t/a Voiceflex) v Frip Finishing Ltd 2014 looked at the thorny question of who should bear the costs of fraudulently inflated internet call traffic.

Internet privacy and the right to be forgotten

We all know that a life well led will lead to plenty of mistakes and interesting war stories. In the digital world we now live in where people, particularly the younger generation, set out what they are doing online, so increasing amounts of data is held by search engines and other online providers.