Category Archives: Internet & domains

TikTok challenges and the intervention of the Italian Data Protection Authority

TikTok remains under the supervision of the Data Protection Authority Supervisor, even after announcing the adoption of measures aimed at blocking the access to users under the age of 13. The Data Protection Authority had already intervened in December 2020, initiating a proceeding against the well-known platform and complaining above all about the lack of […]

YouTube does not have to provide all the data of users uploading pirated movies

infringement of intellectual property rights

With the judgment of 9 July 2020 (Case C264/19) the Court of Justice of the European Union clarified what data can be provided in the event of online infringement of intellectual property rights. The case The story concerned the publication on YouTube of files containing the full movies ‘Parker’ and ‘Scary Movie 5’. The two […]

Copying an app constitutes copyright infringement on a database


Facebook has been convicted of copyright infringement on the database represented by the “Faround” application, as well as of committing acts of unfair competition to the detriment of Business Competence, a software house based in Milan which developed the app. This is what was established by the Court of Appeal of Milan in judgment no. […]

Amazon responsible for online sales

active hosting provider

With the recent order of October 19th 2020, the Milan Business Court recognized Amazon as an active hosting provider, condemning the platform manager as a precautionary measure to immediately cease the promotion and sale of some luxury products. The case concerned the presence on the well-known marketplace of some cosmetic and perfumery products bearing several […]