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Direct marketing compliance less than 1 month to go
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Hong Kong
  • 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


Court of Appeal dismisses application questioning constitutionality of the online gaming law
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • November 25 2011

In a decision dated 28 June 2011, the Paris Court of Appeal refused to admit the application for a priority preliminary ruling on the issue of constitutionality (question prioritaire de constitutionnalité or QPC) raised by Darty Telecom regarding Articles 61 and 69 of the Law dated 12 May 2010 concerning the opening of the market of online gaming


Publishing house fined 300,000 for unauthorised data disclosure
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Spain
  • 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


Digital media update
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • January 12 2012

In our New Year Special Edition, we are taking a glimpse into the future and looking at what 2012 will hold for legal developments for the digital media industry


Fines imposed for unwanted marketing calls and messages
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


ACMA considers privacy implications of material sourced from Facebook
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • 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


ACMA privacy guidelines
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • January 25 2012

On 23 December 2011, the ACMA released its Privacy Guidelines for Broadcasters


Intermediary liability global
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom, USA, Australia, India
  • January 25 2012

They have also been a number of overseas developments that are of interest from an Australian perspective given the ongoing debate surrounding the issue


Regulation issued on online activities involving health data
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Italy
  • May 11 2012

On 25 January 2012, the Italian Data Protection Authority (the Garante) issued a Regulation covering online activities relating to health data


Criminal conviction for web video
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Italy
  • April 13 2010

On 24 February 2010, the Court of Milan sentenced to six months' imprisonment three managers and former executives of Google; the sentences have been suspended, however, so the Court has not actually ordered any imprisonment