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Australian privacy regulator finalises investigation into mailing list error
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • October 25 2011

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has released the findings of its investigation into a mailing list error by Australia's largest telecommunications company, Telstra, which resulted in approximately 60,300 Telstra customers' personal information being sent to other customers


Telstra issued with direction to comply with TCP code
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • October 31 2012

Telstra has been issued with a direction from the ACMA to comply with privacy obligations in the Telecommunications Consumer Protections Code


Penal Code amendments passed for high-tech crimes
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Vietnam
  • 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


Data Protection Act applies to telephone and address registry
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Spain
  • March 22 2011

The Spanish Data Agency (SDPA), in its Report number 04272010, responded to a query relating to the application of the Data Protection Act to a call centre register that collects telephone numbers and full addresses of callers


US-Vietnam ICT dialogue makes big strides forward
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA, Vietnam
  • July 16 2010

Hanoi on 11-13 May and was co-organised by the US Commercial Service and the Vietnam Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC


Telecommunications operator required to provide registration data of user due to offensive emails
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • March 15 2010

The Superior Court of the State of Minas Gerais required a large telecommunications operator to provide within five days the registration data of a user who sent emails with offensive content to a public official


Data Protection Authority to examine call centres
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • 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


Court annuls sanctions imposed by Data Protection Authority on telemarketing companies
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • February 15 2010

The French Conseil d'Etat (the Supreme Administrative Court) has annulled two sanctions issued by the French Data Protection Authority (the CNIL) against telemarketing companies


Commissioner's report highlights need to closely monitor data processors
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Hong Kong
  • September 21 2011

The Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data has recently found that a telecommunications company breached the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (PDPO) through its agent's failure to comply with an opt-out request in respect of direct marketing materials


Supreme Court nullifies fine imposed by the Spanish DPA on a telecommunications company
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Spain
  • March 28 2012

The Spanish Data Protection Authority (Spanish DPA) imposed a 300,000 fine on a telecommunications company for an allegedly very serious infringement of the data quality principle, which prohibits the collection of data by fraudulent, unfair or illicit means