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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

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

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

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

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

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • 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

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

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

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

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