My next piece for Smashing on GDPR is in progress, and would be finished if you weren’t all so damn interesting to hang out with.
I wrote for Smashing Magazine: https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2017/07/privacy-by-design-framework/
The draft European Accessibility Act would harmonise technical standards and accessibility requirements for hardware and physical systems across Europe.
The European Council has unveiled a draft plan to ban unjustified geoblocking in e-commerce within the European single market.
Web sites and apps of public sector bodies within Europe must come into compliance with these accessibility requirements.
One of the many questions left unanswered in the face of Brexit is the future of the UK within the EU’s Digital Single Market (DSM).
Public sector web sites across Europe will be transformed in the years to come thanks to an improved, revamped, and rather superb EU web accessibility directive.
I wrote for Smashing Magazine: https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2016/03/location-data-web-development-and-the-law/
Two different UK-based digital organisations have independently come out and said that “committee speed”, business as usual, is no longer appropriate for the GDPR.
At WordCamp Europe I discussed what the verdict in Delfi v Estonia means for our profession. This case, which was heard in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), concerned the issue of liability for comments on web sites, and had huge implications for any web site in Europe that allows comments.