Mastercard’s “smile to pay” system, announced last week, is supposed to save time for customers at checkouts. It is being trialled in Brazil, with future pilots planned for the Middle East and Asia. The company argues touch-less technology will help speed up transaction times, shorten lines in shops, heighten security and improve hygiene in businesses.… Read more »
Rita's research focuses on the legal regulation of technology with a specific focus on creative industries.
She has been researching in this field for 10 years and has published numerous articles and book chapters in the field. She wrote several reports for the European Patent Office, Lithuanian government and South Korean governments. Rita also participated in coordinating European Academics' opinion against the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) which played an important role in European discussions on ACTA and its eventual rejection by the European Parliament.