Category Archives: Privacy & identity

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 […]

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. […]

Data protection: the “tolerance” period for sanctions is over

Last September 2018, the authorities of the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) carried out a survey (SWEEP-2018) to evaluate compliance with the principle of accountability introduced in Europe with the General Regulations for the Protection of Personal Data. The Italian Data Protection Authority decided to verify the observance of the principle of accountability by the […]

New dispositions concerning the registration and functioning of the Opposition Registry

The D.P.R 149/2018 became effective on 3rd February 2019, “Regulation amending Presidential Decree 178 of 7th September 2010, concerning the Opposition Registry, regarding the use of paper mail”. The Legislator examined the Opposition Register with the enactment of Law no. 5 dated 11 January 2018, “New provisions on the registration and operation of the Opposition […]