Category Archives: Privacy & identity

EDPB Guidelines 3/2019 on video surveillance

On 9 and 10 July 2019 the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) adopted new guidelines on video surveillance. The document analyzes the impact of the use of video devices on the behavior of citizens within the European Union, and the consequences of the resulting data processing on these individuals. The analysis deals with the use […]

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 […]