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Legal risks associated with the use of AI

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In the span of a few years, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has showcased its potential to revolutionise the way we live, work, and interact. However, for many of us, the concept of AI and what it holds for the future remains a grey area. In…
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Who owns the copyright for AI-generated content?

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With more companies and users creating content and images using generative AI (GAI), it is unclear however who owns the resulting copyright in these works. Under the Copyright Act 1994 (the Act), computer-generated content (which includes…

Establishing Customer Data Rights – Have your say on the Customer and Product Data Bill

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MBIE has opened consultation on the exposure draft of the highly anticipated Customer and Product Data Bill. The Bill establishes what has been referred to as a 'Consumer Data Right' (CDR). In practical terms the CDR aims to bolster the rights…

Privacy Bill Update – Act Now!

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The Justice Select Committee recently published its widely anticipated report on the Privacy Bill, having now completed its review. This Bill will repeal and replace New Zealand's 25 year old Privacy Act 1993, an Act in desperate need of a refresh.…