Category Archives: Internet & domains

Typosquatting: the ACQUATETRAPACK.IT case

typosquatting

A recent dispute managed by the IP Dispute Resolution Center MFSD covered an interesting new case of typosquatting. As known, typosquatting is a particular case of cybersquatting. Whilst the latter consists in an unlawful activity brought by a subject who registers domain names correspondent to trademarks or other distinctive signs of a third party, only […]

Digital rights survive death

digital rights

With order of February 10th 2022, the Court of Rome ordered Apple to deliver to the widow of a user the access credentials of her late husband, stating that the rights related to the personal data of a deceased person can be exercised by subjects with family interests deserving protection. The case concerned a woman’s request […]

Digital piracy in Europe: the new EUIPO report

digital piracy

The European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights of EUIPO (European Union Intellectual Property Office) on December 9th 2021 published a new report titled ““Online Copyright Infringement In The European Union Music, Films And Tv (2017-2020), Trends And Drivers” digital piracy, precisely on online consumption in Europe of copyright-infringing content. The study took in consideration the period from […]

Italian DPA guidelines on the use of cookies and other tracking tools

Guidelines for cookies: overview on the new regulation concerning tracking devices

Within January 10th, 2022, the webmasters will have to comply to the new guidelines on the use of cookies published by the Italian Data Protection Authority (DPA). Generally, cookies are strings of text which enable websites to store information on the device in use by the user. Because of cookies, for instance, it is possible […]