How do I access my loved one’s Apple account after their death? – Himsworth Scott

15 05 2019

What happens to our digital assets when we die is a question that has still not been finally answered. Here we provide information about developments and how you may be able to take action on social or digital media after a loved one dies.
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A closer look at the public interest defence – Jessica Lovell

3 04 2019

Section 4 of the Defamation Act 2013 (“the Act”) gives defendants who have published material concerning matters of public interest a defence to an action for defamation.  The archetypal defendant in this context would usually be a professional journalist who has published a piece of investigative journalism.

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Deepfakes: all is not what it seems – Lorna Caddy

19 12 2018

This piece looks at machine learning methods being used to create a deepfake (a portmanteau of ‘deep learning’ and ‘fake’). While the advances in the technology are exciting news for the film industry, the potential for misuse is significant. Within a very short time frame, the technology allows a film to be created of an individual appearing to say and do things that she has not said and done. Read the rest of this entry »