Category Archives: Internet & domains

The Irish DPA sanctions Meta: Instagram infringes minors’ Privacy

GDPR infringement instagram

With decision of 2nd September 2022, the Irish Data Protection Authority inflicted a fine of Euro 405 billion to Meta Platforms Ireland Limited (Instagram) for GDPR infringement, imposing a series of corrective measures to adequately protect the privacy of minors. The decision was issued at the end of a thorough investigation started in 2020 with […]

Google: the EU Court confirms the maxi-fine for abuse of dominant position  

abuse of dominant position

 With judgment of 14th September 2022 (T-604/18) the EU Court condemned Google to a maxi fine of 4,125 billion euro for having imposed limitations to manufacturers of Android devices in order to consolidate its own dominant position on the market. The judgment of the EU Court came after the appeal, by the American company, to […]

Music piracy: the Court of Milan accepts the appeal of Sony, Universal and Warner against Cloudflare  

music piracy

With judgment of July 11th 2022, the Court of Milan accepted the appeal presented by Sony, Universal and Warner against Cloudflare Inc., ordering to block the DNS resolution of any website allowing to unlawfully download torrent files. The DNS (Domain Name System) is a system which allows to convert the numeric strings composing the IP […]

The source codes of a graphic work can be transferred only with an express agreement

source files of a graphic work

The issue objected of the examination of the Italian Supreme Court of Cassation focuses on who is the owner of a work created on a commission basis. Even though this is a well-known topic, it does not find in the case-law of merit a peaceful agreeable solution. Before appealing to the Court of Cassation, the […]