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Australian regulator obtains first do not call register court penalty against telemarketer

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 14 2011

The Australian Federal Court has found that FHT Travel Pty Limited (FHT Travel) and its sole director breached the Do Not Call Register Act 2006 by making, or causing to be made, more than 12,000 marketing calls to people who had placed their telephone numbers on the Australian Do Not Call Register

Retaining more data the draft Communications Data Bill

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 21 2012

Last week (14th June 2012), the Government published its much awaited draft bill on Communications Data (‘Bill’

Telstra issued with direction to comply with TCP code

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 31 2012

Telstra has been issued with a direction from the ACMA to comply with privacy obligations in the Telecommunications Consumer Protections Code

Customer care services and the personal data of customers and workers

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Italy
  • -
  • August 15 2011

The trade union S.L.C.-C.G.I.L. alleged that Vodafone Omnitel N.V. (the company) violated the Italian Privacy Code in relation to a system that the company used to register inbound calls aimed at performing market and customer satisfaction analysis

CNIL sanctions recidivist company for the first time

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • January 6 2011

The French Data Protection Agency (CNIL) had fined the company JPSM Co. for sending unsolicited advertisements by fax to individuals in 2007

Lower house approves telecoms expense control bill

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Mexico
  • -
  • November 25 2011

Mexico's lower house has approved a bill that requires fixed and mobile telecommunications concessionaires to allow users to make free calls to find out how much they have spent, local press reported

New telemarketing rules

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Italy
  • -
  • April 18 2011

The Italian Data Protection Authority (the Garante) has issued a new Regulation on the use of personal data for telemarketing activities

More protection for customers when companies outsource telemarketing activities

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Italy
  • -
  • September 26 2011

On 15 June 2011, the Italian Data Protection Authority (Garante) issued a Regulation on the identification of privacy roles and duties in case of companies utilising agents to perform marketing activities or promotional initiatives such as sending marketing materials, conducting direct marketing activities and market surveys, or sending out marketing communications

Brazilian Ministry of Science and Technology announces R$100 million for ITC projects to support major sporting events

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Brazil
  • -
  • June 1 2011

It has been decided that R$100 million is going to be dedicated to information technology and communications (ITC) projects, including the National Broadband Plan (PNBL), to support the major sporting events that will be held in Brazil - the World Cup in 2014 and the Olympics in 2016

Australian privacy regulator finalises investigation into mailing list error

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 25 2011

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has released the findings of its investigation into a mailing list error by Australia's largest telecommunications company, Telstra, which resulted in approximately 60,300 Telstra customers' personal information being sent to other customers