Entries under "Laws & Regulations"

EU wants to make the 5G mobile standard more secure

February 12th, 2020 (No Comments)

The new 5G mobile communications standard is considered the key technology for building a digital society. The EU does not want to leave anything to chance. After all, the entire population could be spied on through cyber espionage. Correspondingly strict security measures should therefore be taken. This could also mean the end for Chinese manufacturers who are said to pass on data to the Chinese state.

5G risk assessment: threat from third countries

January 7th, 2020 (No Comments)

According to the European Commission, the fifth generation of the 5G mobile communications standard should be well secured because it is systemically important.

Successful lobbying for mobile standard 5G

October 24th, 2019 (No Comments)

Last spring, the European Commission and the European Parliament adopted a regulation favoring a WLAN standard for autonomous driving. The European Council, however, overturned the regulation.

Distraction when driving a truck: Mobile phones behind the wheel are dangerous

May 7th, 2019 (No Comments)

In 2016, more people were killed in traffic accidents due to technical distractions than because of drunk driving. With the constant accessibility through the smartphone, the topic of distraction in traffic has become increasingly significant.

WLAN technology preferred for autonomous driving

April 2nd, 2019 (No Comments)

Relatively unnoticed by the public, the European Commission adopted new rules for the introduction of cooperative transport systems (C-ITS). It also includes recommendations for a WLAN standard for autonomous driving.

Toll rates take more account of the environmental factors

January 25th, 2019 (No Comments)

Road toll rates: Since January 1st, 2019, all commercial vehicles over 7.5 tonnes must indicate their weight categories.

Legal certainty of the electronic delivery receipt

April 6th, 2018 (No Comments)

Signing on electronic devices is now common practice. Not only in the field of forwarding, but also at cash registers of supermarkets increasingly pads are available and make electronic signatures technically possible. But does this signature have the same legally binding effect as the old-fashioned signature on paper? And what does that mean for the electronic delivery receipt?

Liability issues with autonomously driving cars not sufficiently clarified

April 3rd, 2018 (No Comments)

The first autonomously driving cars could roll over the highways in just over seven years. While the developers make technically fast progress, there are still many legal gaps.