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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

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

New telemarketing rules
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Italy
  • April 18 2011

The Italian Data Protection Authority (the Garante) has issued a new Regulation on the use of personal data for telemarketing activities

Australian regulator obtains first do not call register court penalty against telemarketer
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • September 14 2011

The Australian Federal Court has found that FHT Travel Pty Limited (FHT Travel) and its sole director breached the Do Not Call Register Act 2006 by making, or causing to be made, more than 12,000 marketing calls to people who had placed their telephone numbers on the Australian Do Not Call Register

Ofcom consults on internet traffic management and net neutrality
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • September 14 2010

Ofcom has issued a consultation on net neutrality and traffic management

New EU Syria sanctions come into force
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Syria, European Union
  • January 24 2012

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

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

Lower house approves telecoms expense control bill
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Mexico
  • November 25 2011

Mexico's lower house has approved a bill that requires fixed and mobile telecommunications concessionaires to allow users to make free calls to find out how much they have spent, local press reported

Australian Information Commissioner launches investigation into telecommunications operators' alleged privacy breaches
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 4 2011

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has launched an investigation into alleged breaches of a telecommunications operator's customer privacy

CNIL sanctions recidivist company for the first time
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • 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