My Speech at the International Journalism Festival 2017

Diritto all’oblio: esigenze di restaurazione della privacy e libertà di espressione The right to be forgotten: a balancing act between privacy and freedom of expression 13:30 - 14:30   giovedì 6/04/2017   -  Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori Diritto all’oblio e de-indicizzazione: il difficile bilanciamento tra le esigenze di restaurazione della privacy e la libertà di espressione. La … Continue reading My Speech at the International Journalism Festival 2017

Il nuovo Regolamento generale sulla protezione dei dati: alcune considerazioni informatico-giuridiche

di Silvia Martinelli Abstract Il 4 maggio 2016 è stato pubblicato sulla Gazzetta Ufficiale dell’Unione Europea il Regolamento europeo n. 679/2016 in materia di protezione dei dati personali. L’articolo, previa una panoramica sugli obiettivi della riforma e sul lungo procedimento che ha portato all’approvazione, analizza alcuni degli elementi di novità introdotti dal Regolamento nella disciplina della … Continue reading Il nuovo Regolamento generale sulla protezione dei dati: alcune considerazioni informatico-giuridiche

Nuovi Corsi di Perfezionamento Unimi

Criminalità Informatica e investigazioni digitali. La corretta gestione in processo del dato e della fonte di prova digitale in ambito civilistico e penalistico nell’era della Digital Transformation Law Coordinatore: prof. Giovanni Ziccardi Obiettivo: il corso intende fornire ai partecipanti nozioni al fine di gestire le emergenze connesse alla valutazione, acquisizione e gestione del rischio, della … Continue reading Nuovi Corsi di Perfezionamento Unimi

Tecnologia e Diritto. Fondamenti d’informatica per il giurista.

  Tecnologia e Diritto. Fondamenti d'informatica per il giurista. A cura di Giovanni Ziccardi e Pierluigi Perri. E con un mio contributo sulla responsabilità del provider!   In arrivo a settembre..  

A handwritten examination script capable of being ascribed to an examination candidate, including any corrections made by examiners that it may contain, constitutes personal data

Una prova d’esame scritta a mano, attribuibile ad un candidato, incluse le eventuali correzioni degli esaminatori, costituisce dati personali OPINION OF ADVOCATE GENERAL KOKOTT delivered on 20 July 2017 Case C‑434/16 Peter Nowak v Data Protection Commissioner (Request for a preliminary ruling from the Supreme Court (Ireland))   I.      Introduction 1.        Does an examination script consist of personal … Continue reading A handwritten examination script capable of being ascribed to an examination candidate, including any corrections made by examiners that it may contain, constitutes personal data

Mergers: Commission fines Facebook €110 million for providing misleading information about WhatsApp takeover

The European Commission has fined Facebook €110 million for providing incorrect or misleading information during the Commission's 2014 investigation under the EU Merger Regulation of Facebook's acquisition of WhatsApp. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: "Today's decision sends a clear signal to companies that they must comply with all aspects of EU … Continue reading Mergers: Commission fines Facebook €110 million for providing misleading information about WhatsApp takeover

Banning the mass publication of personal tax data in Finland did not violate the right to freedom of expression

After two companies had published the personal tax information of 1.2 million people, the domestic authorities ruled that such wholesale publication of personal data had been unlawful under data protection laws, and barred such mass publications in future. The companies complained to the European Court of Human Rights that the ban had violated their right … Continue reading Banning the mass publication of personal tax data in Finland did not violate the right to freedom of expression

UberPOP – is it an information society service? – According to Advocate General Szpunar, Member States may prohibit and punish, as a matter of criminal law, the illegal exercise of transport activities in the context of the UberPop service, without notifying the Commission of the draft law in advance

Court of Justice of the European Union PRESS RELEASE No 72/17 Luxembourg, 4 July 2017 Advocate General’s Opinion in Case C-320/16 Uber France SAS   The French company Uber France operates an electronic platform which enables users, with the aid of a smartphone equipped with the corresponding application, to order urban transport services in the … Continue reading UberPOP – is it an information society service? – According to Advocate General Szpunar, Member States may prohibit and punish, as a matter of criminal law, the illegal exercise of transport activities in the context of the UberPop service, without notifying the Commission of the draft law in advance

UNCTAD – World Consumer Protection Map

UNCTAD announces the development of a digital tool that will help protect consumers in the digital age How are countries protecting your rights as a consumer and adapting them to the global marketplace? This is one of the many questions addressed in UNCTAD’s Peer Review on Consumer Protection, the first of its kind.     … Continue reading UNCTAD – World Consumer Protection Map

European Parliament Infographic: the increasing popularity of the collaborative economy

  The collaborative economy comes with challenges and opportunities, which are dealt with in a resolution adopted by MEPs on 15 June. Online platforms such as Airbnb and Deliveroo that match providers of goods and services with consumers have become household names in just a few years. The total transactions' value for the four main … Continue reading European Parliament Infographic: the increasing popularity of the collaborative economy

Teen Privacy and Safety Online: Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices

Today teens have tech-saturated lives. Threats to online personal safety and privacy are a growing risk that teens face as social media (i.e., social networking and messaging platforms) transforms the manner in which they interact and share personal information with each other. The concept of online privacy and safety is not static, but rather continues … Continue reading Teen Privacy and Safety Online: Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices

European Court of Justice hears consumer collective action case against Facebook – 19.07.2017

On 19 July, the European Court of Justice (CJEU) is holding a hearing about an Austrian collective action against Facebook. Max Schrems, the Austrian data protection campaigner, has brought a case to court in Austria on behalf of 25,000 Austrian and foreign consumers to claim compensation from Facebook for violation of their privacy rights.   … Continue reading European Court of Justice hears consumer collective action case against Facebook – 19.07.2017