Facebook and the removal worldwide of defamatory comments

“Directive 2000/31must interpreted as meaning that it does not preclude a host provider operating a social network platform from being ordered, in the context of an injunction, to seek and identify, among all the information disseminated by users of that platform, the information identical to the information that was characterised as illegal by a court […]

In-depth analysis of the news introduced by the legislative decree n. 15/2019

The Legislative Decree 15/2019, in force in Italy since the 23rd of March 2019, introduces some important innovations in the field of trademarks. These changes, in fact, have the purpose of integrating and expanding the Italian Industrial Property Code, in order to adapt it to the provisions of the EU Directive 2015/2436 on the approximation […]

Even selfies are used in court

According to Wikipedia, a “selfie” “is a self-portrait type image, typically taken with a smartphone which may be held in the hand or supported by a selfie stick. Selfies are often shared on social networking services such as Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram.” Easy to get, even easier to share on Internet or on social media. However, the simplicity of taking a selfie can create considerable complications, […]

Online data processing in election campaigns

2018 was the year of the Cambridge Analytics scandal to which it is due the development and application of a particular model of “behavioral micro-targeting”. Micro-targeting is a marketing technique that allows you to create, through the processing of personal data, the profile of each individual user and then send him targeted advertisements. The U.S. […]