Category: Case law

Google Glass

Google Glass : pros or cons ?

Google Glass is very popular but do not receive general agreement. However this gadget has an incredible industrial value and some revolutionary concepts of use (e.g : e-Health, human interaction in other languages, etc.). However, it is, and will remain a cause of concern for consumer protection and privacy.

This article is intended for taking stock of the actual knowledge through  Internet media and the legal situation in several countries that already initiated preventive prohibitions (like USA, UK, France).Plus...

Electronic appeal in Switzerland – attorneys remain liable

In a recent decision (6B_691/2012 of February 21th, 2013), the Swiss Supreme Court confirmed that Swiss attorneys remain liable for the submission of electronic appeals. In this case, the attorney who has not verified that the appeal was properly received by the authority or the Court is liable. On the contrary, as technical service providers cannot guarantee a 100% available service, the submission of an electronic appeal is considered as a risk that shall be borne by the attorney if the provider gets down and cannot deliver the data to the court.… Plus...