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Reviewed privacy guidelines for Australian broadcasters

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • November 10 2011

Consent for children and other vulnerable people is clarified in the privacy guidelines for broadcasters released for comment by the Australian Communications and Media Authority

New telemarketing rules

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Italy
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  • April 18 2011

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

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
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  • 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

The grace period for the use of personal data for advertising purposes expires on August 31, 2012

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Germany
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  • August 13 2012

In 2009, the German Federal Data Protection Act (FDPA) underwent a comprehensive reform

Italian Data Protection Authority prohibits hidden profiling for online and radio promotions

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Italy
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  • October 25 2010

The Italian Data Protection Authority (the Garante) has recently intervened to stop activities resulting in the building of individual profiles based on personal preferences and habits that were made without giving prior information to the affected individuals

Superior Court of the State of Rio de Janeiro rejects preliminary injunction to prohibit internet company from displaying video reports relating to the World Cup

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Brazil
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  • September 21 2010

The Superior Court of the State of Rio de Janeiro has rejected a request for a preliminary injunction filed by a television company against a large internet company which prohibited the latter from displaying on its website video reports about the World Cup for more than 48 hours after a game

AGCOM launches a public consultation to further investigate critical issues relating to VoIP and P2P mobile network services

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Italy
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  • May 24 2011

The Italian Communications Regulatory Authority (AGCOM) has issued Resolution No. 3911CONS to approve a study carried out by AGCOM on "consumer protection and competition safeguards with reference to VoIP and peer-to-peer (P2P) mobile network services" and to launch a public consultation in order to gather comments and input from telecommunications operators and interested parties

ACMA considers privacy implications of material sourced from Facebook

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • January 25 2012

On 19 December 2011, the ACMA conducted an investigation into the use of Facebook content by a major free-to-air television provider during a local news broadcast

New guidance on direct marketing

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Hong Kong
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  • January 29 2013

On 15 January 2013, the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data ("Commissioner") published the New Guidance on Direct Marketing ("New Guidance"). The

Fines imposed for unwanted marketing calls and messages

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 4 2011

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has announced that the Information Commissioner's Office (the ICO) will have new powers to serve monetary penalties of up to £50,000 for serious incidents where businesses and organisations make unwanted marketing phone calls or send unwanted marketing e-mails to consumers