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Great line-up for Data Protection event

It’s fabulous to see such a great line-up for MITLA’s debut event: a conference entitled: ‘Data Protection at a crossroads: re-inventing wheels or chasing windmills?’. The event is scheduled for the 1st of April...

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Guidance on technology and information risk management

In a practical publication titled ‘Guidance for organisations that need to assess and make business decisions about technology and information risks’ the UK’s CESG put forward a set of recommendations on the topic of risk mitigation...

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The Malta IT Law Association has been setup

Associations focusing on niche areas of law are critical to the healthy development and scrutiny of such specialist segments of knowledge. Associations in themselves also offer a platform in which members can expand their...

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A free and open Internet

President Obama has proposed a keen plan to keep the Internet free and open. The principle in question is known as net neutrality and ensures that providers don’t block or limit content. For this...

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Lessons from Hong Kong

In a country in which it is customary to prioritise the trivial and ignore the offshore narrative, Malta would do well to dissect the source of Hong Kong’s protests. Baptised (and well branded) as...

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The Italians discuss constitutional amendments

It’s great to see Italy making some progress in this area. I have felt, for many years, that since the Internet is critical to the functioning of society, its access and utilisation needs to...

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Annoying password loss in Outlook 2011 for Mac

Following the release of OS X Mavericks, some applications manifested odd behaviour. Outlook for Mac 2011 is one such app! This generally occurs when the development team behind the app don’t release updates to...

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New iMac in Target Display Mode: A common issue

The late 2013 iMac is a great piece of hardware – one of it key innovations is the thunderbolt connector. When paired with a MacBook Pro (I have the Retina model) the iMac can...

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Another solution to Apple Preview crashes

Apple’s preview app has a bad habit of hanging and although I addressed the issue in a previous post, I still get many emails from readers of this blog complaining of the same issue....