Senior Correspondent, TMT
Vesela reports on topics including telecom regulation, privacy, cybersecurity and copyright, focusing on EU regulatory and legal risk in the telecoms, media and technology (TMT) sectors. She holds a Master's degree in journalism from City University London, and works in English, Spanish, French and Bulgarian.
Selected Insights by Vesela
A landmark UK ruling freed Wm Morrison Supermarkets from indirect liability for a rogue employee's data leak — but still leaves the door open for future litigation targeting companies over accidental data disclosures by employees.
British Airways and Marriott International are expecting dramatic reductions in the multimillion-pound fines proposed as a result of major UK privacy-breach probes, company filings show, with the final decisions now not expected until later this year.
Facebook, Twitter and other online platforms will find it tough to escape increasing regulatory scrutiny in the UK to ensure they curb harmful and illegal content as much as possible, as the country’s various watchdogs are starting to present a united front to plug the gaps in regulating Big Tech.
European consumers suing Facebook in coordinated class actions in Belgium, Italy, Portugal and Spain over the Cambridge Analytica scandal are facing an uphill battle that suggests that litigation over privacy rights might not, as previously hoped, be quicker and more successful than regulatory probes.
Forthcoming Irish decisions over Facebook, Twitter and other Big Tech companies for violations of EU privacy rules may well spark disagreement and "reasoned" demands for reappraisal from other regulators in the bloc, Ireland's top privacy watchdog expects.