The Telecommunications Industry Dialogue, a group of eight telecommunications companies, recently published a set of Guiding Principles on freedom of
Fresh on the heels of a similar agreement by US app platform providers, Europe’s major mobile operators have agreed to implementing guidelines for the development and privacy of mobile apps.
In late September 2011, the European Commission is expected to announce changes to the e-commerce regulatory environment in Europe.
The trade union S.L.C.-C.G.I.L. alleged that Vodafone Omnitel N.V. (the company) violated the Italian Privacy Code in relation to a system that the company used to register inbound calls aimed at performing market and customer satisfaction analysis.
In the past few months the Italian Data Protection Authority has issued a number of guidance documents and press communications aimed at providing more information about the application of Italian data protection legislation in certain sectors.
A recently reported enforcement decision in France serves as a stark warning to multinational corporations that the net is closing in on those who continue to flout the EU's data privacy laws and demonstrates that the data protection authorities are far from "paper tigers" and are now beginning to reveal their claws.
Internet best practices, or an online code of conduct, have been discussed many times in the past by several companies, associations, government organizations and the international community at large.