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Opinion  |  13:05:22

The introduction of a Data Reform Bill was among the Government’s proposed legislative plans delivered during the Queen’s Speech on 10 May 2022. This introduction will update the powers of the Information Commissioner’s Office…

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About Callum Callum graduated from Newcastle University with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree before completing a masters in International Commercial Law at Northumbria University and then his LPC with MSc Law and Business at…

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Opinion  |  06:10:17

The Estate Agents Act 1979 (“the Act”) has been with us for some 34 years, the major part  coming into force in May 1982. The important Regulations referred to at Section 18 of the Act came into force on 29 July 1991 (“the Regulations”) . So there really should be no surprises and no reasons for disputes over when a person acting as an estate agent is entitled to a commission, and how much they should be paid, and yet disputes continue and commissions are lost.

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Opinion  |  18:06:19

“Deepfakes” are essentially computer generated ‘faceswaps’ created using Artificial Intelligence. The term originated around the end of 2017 when an online community began sharing deepfakes they had created amongst themselves. They started with fairly harmless content such as swapping Nicolas Cage’s face on to different actors in a variety of movies, but things took a turn for the worse when people started swapping celebrities’ faces on to the bodies of those involved in pornographic videos.

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