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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


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


Brazilian Ministry of Science and Technology announces R$100 million for ITC projects to support major sporting events
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • 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


Digital media update
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 25 2012

Welcome to the January edition of our quarterly Digital Media Update


Global action taken against global Microsoft Imposter telemarketing scam
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia, Canada, Global, USA
  • September 28 2012

Joint action between the ACMA, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Canadian Radio television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has led to court orders being obtained against US-based and India-based parties involved in the global 'Microsoft Imposter' phone scam


“Privacy Implications for Organisational Use of Social Network” information leaflet
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Hong Kong
  • July 4 2014

With the increasing use of social networks by businesses, the PCPD has published an information leaflet on "Privacy Implications for Organisational


New guidance on direct marketing
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Hong Kong
  • January 29 2013

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


Damages awarded in an identity theft case on a social networking site
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Spain
  • December 6 2011

The Segovia Provincial Court (Ruling 352011) awarded an aggrieved individual 12,400 in moral damages as a result of the depression she suffered in an identity theft case


Italian Data Protection Authority prohibits hidden profiling for online and radio promotions
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Italy
  • 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


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