Privacy warning over new smart meters

A watchdog for the EU has warned that energy meters that are supposed to be ‘smart’ may actually bring with them a measurable privacy risk. According to the European Data Protection Supervisor, safeguards are needed to make sure that firms exercise caution when they upload consumers’ information into the meters to make sure that the […]

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FSA set to ban payments to platform services

The FSA are set to ban payments to platforms received from service providers in the UK. This has triggered reaction that any such reforms could cost consumers $30million. The discussion papers, recently released by the FSA,  outline the proposals with a rather clumsy title barely warning readers about the hard hitting recommendations. Australian wealth sector […]

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