Digital Law


The drone code – law changes on operating drones

The government has introduced new laws on flying drones today (30 July 2018) restricting all drones from flying above 400 feet and within 1 kilometre of airport boundaries. As well as five years in jail, the penalty is also an unlimited fine. Changes came into effect to help ensure the model aircrafts, which hover in the air, are used safely and responsibly. This comes following […]


The dangers of mixing work and social media

In today’s world, social media exists as a focal point of communication and is the most popular method of sharing information. It’s not uncommon for us to share our personal thoughts and photos on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram; but what happens when we share details of work online or express a particularly strong opinion on social media at the workplace? Businesses look to social media […]


Connected toys and gadgets

All children know that, at this time of year, Santa has a network of Elves who keep an eye out for naughty children and report back to Santa. What children, and more to the point, their parents, may not know is that some of the gifts Santa might deliver to the good children may have more features than they bargained for, possibly leading to Elf […]


General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

It is now increasingly common for the news to contain stories of significant data losses. These are both embarrassing for the organisation concerned and potentially extremely expensive to sort out. There are, of course, many ways in which data losses can occur. They can range from the result of aggressive hacking but can also, and more commonly perhaps, be due to carelessness or a simple […]


Be careful of your digital fingerprint

~ By Lauren Poole ~ It has been a year since our blog on the term ‘Divorcebook’ however with recent statistics and the growth in social media we thought it was worth another look.   Social media has undoubtedly become a huge part of most people’s everyday, personal and professional lives. There are dozens of different platforms to use, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to name […]

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