Posted in Insurance Law, IT Law

Now It’s States That Are Getting Cyber Insurance

38% of US states already have a cyber-insurance with Georgia topping the list for coverage ($100M for “only” $1,8M per year).


Posted in Consumer Law, Contract Law, IT Law

Overeenkomst over domeinregistratie mag stilzwijgend worden verlengd

Again from teh Netherlands: can a domain be silently renewed?

IN this case ,the consumer appealed to the Van Dam law, which applies to consumer contracts and bans tacit renewals and limits such contracts to max 1 year.

Yet, does the domain provision apply to such law?

According to the Court, not, since a plain domain (without mailbox and additional service) is seen as a single service. This is a one-off and not a subscription that renews periodically (?).


Posted in IT Law

Vergunningsplicht voor online handelsplatformen?

ccording to the EU Payment Directive, platforms whose main purpose is the performance of digital payments have to apply for a license at the Dutch central bank DNB (which requires strict requirements like, among the others, solvibility guarantees).
Things may soon change and include also trading platorms, like Amazon and Bol.Com.

-Exceptions and conditions may apply-