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Mobile operators penalised by the Telecommunications Board of Turkey

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Turkey
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  • June 14 2012

On 21 March 2012, the Turkish Telecommunications Board rendered a decision that penalised three mobile operators as a consequence of their use of identity information of the subscribers without obtaining consent

Penal Code amendments passed for high-tech crimes

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Vietnam
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  • September 30 2009

In recent months, Vietnam has been hit with a new type of SMS scam and has also experienced an increase in the spread of computer viruses, affecting individuals and the operations of corporations and government agencies alike

Italy simplifies relationships among public administration, citizens and companies through the use of new technologies

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Italy
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  • June 14 2012

On 4 April 2012, the Parliament enacted the Law Decree No. 5 dated 9 February 2012 (the so-called Simplify Italy or Simplification Decree) on matters of simplification and development

Authorities underline need for immediate implementation of digital agenda

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Brazil
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  • December 14 2011

Mexican authorities have called for the immediate implementation of a national digital agenda to boost social and economic development and competitiveness in the country, local IT association Canieti said in a statement

New EU Syria sanctions come into force

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union, Syria
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  • January 24 2012

The EU has implemented new sanctions against Syria, as set out in Regulation 362012 repealing and replacing the existing sanctions regime

Movinghaving call centers outside of Italy

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Italy
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  • February 20 2013

The issue of call centers has already been brought to the attention of the Garante - the Italian Data Protection Authority as early as 2007. In that

Telecommunications company required to block users' access to infringing website

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 3 2011

In the first legal action of its kind in the UK, a group of film-producers (the Studios) has obtained an injunction which requires the UK's largest internet services provider (ISP), BT, to cut off its customers' access to Newzbin, an offshore-hosted website with links to pirated music and films

Data Protection Authority to examine call centres

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • February 10 2010

The French Data Protection Authority (the CNIL) has announced its intention to examine call centres in order to check their compliance with French data protection regulation

More protection for customers when companies outsource telemarketing activities

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Italy
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  • 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

CNIL sanctions recidivist company for the first time

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • 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