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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

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

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

Direct marketing compliance less than 1 month to go

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Hong Kong
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  • March 11 2013

The new direct marketing regime introduced by the Personal Data (Privacy) (Amendment) Ordinance ("PDPAO") comes into effect on 1 April 2013, less

Italian Communications Authority issues new regulations on linear Web TV and on-demand services

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Italy
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  • January 28 2011

AGCOM, the Italian Communications Authority, has adopted new rules on linear Web TV and on-demand audiovisual media services

Publishing house fined 300,000 for unauthorised data disclosure

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
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  • May 17 2011

The Spanish Supreme Court has upheld a decision of the Spanish Data Protection Agency imposing a 300,000 fine on a publishing house for disclosing personal data of former clients to third companies for marketing purposes without obtaining the prior consent of the individuals concerned

Creation of fake social networking profile infringes privacy

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • February 22 2011

The French High Court of Paris (TGI) sentenced an internet user who created a fake profile of a famous French comedian to pay a 1,500 fine and 2,500 in damages