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The “Guide on the Application of the European Personal Data Protection Regulation” published by the Italian DPA states, in the “Recommendations” at the foot of the consensus form, that: “The consent obtained before May 25, 2018 remains valid if it has all of the above characteristics. Otherwise, it is appropriate to work before that date… Read More »

Terminology differences between D.lgs 196/2003 and GDPR Regulation (EU) 2016/679

One of the benefits introduced by GDPR is about conforming the terminology at European level. But it is verifiable a disadvantage related to the figures involved, leaving the Italian scheme of D. Lgs. 196/2003 and considering the linguistic difference.                Lgs.196/2003                  … Read More »

GDPR guest star at Politecnico University

Aula Magna packed and great audience interest on 17/1 for the conference dedicated to GDPR by the Information Security & Privacy Observatory of Politecnico University in Milan. In his introduction Alessandro Piva (Observatory Director) has anticipated some results of the Research that will be presented on 2/2, which shows the breadth and diversity of threats,… Read More »

The “Titolare” strikes back

We are all rereading the updated italian version of the GDPR text, which should be voted in the coming weeks. Compared to the previous version I thought they would only eliminate the deletions and renumber the articles. I do see that they touched up the translation as well. Some changes are marginal but there is… Read More »

GDPR, safe harbour and terrorism.

Cyber intelligence is probably one of the important weapons against terrorism. GDPR is a barrier against the freedom of intrusion of a wide variety of powers in the personal life of common people. These two statements are strictly connected: that’s why one of the most heard statements in these dark days is “less privacy for… Read More »

Tlc : yes to database intentional defaulters

Green light by the Italian Data Protection Commissioner to the database of defaulters intentional, to counter the “telephone tourism” for which a user switches to the new operator leaving behind unpaid bills. This initiated the “Information System arrears intentional in telephony” (SIMo.I.Tel.) To take a census of natural and legal persons, entities, associations, individual enterprises… Read More »