It is possible to collect location data relating to employees through smartphone Apps if used in order to optimize the usage of resources and improve their management, coordination and timing provided that this practice...more
19 makers of cars and trucks sold in the US committed to preserve the privacy of their customers in the view of the massive amount of personal data that are going to be processed through connected cars.
Here are the main legal topics on connected cars covered during the Connected Automobiles conference where I gave a presentation named “Privacy and regulations: state-of-the-art and future issues” on legal issues relating to...more
The potential increase of the gaming taxes for Italian land based videolottery and AWPs raised major concerns among operators and investors, but the real effects of such increase shall be reviewed in the long term together...more
As previously mentioned, I attended this week the Web Summit in Dublin focusing in particular to the section dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT) from which I was able to gain very interesting insights on legal issues...more
Internet liability are increasingly tested with the growth of social media. And we receive a large number of requests of advice from clients running a fan page, a group or a list on social networks dedicated to either their...more
In This Issue:
1. Welcome to EiG 2014
2. Europe: Gaming in the Cloud
3. Risk – What’s Your Appetite?
4. Japan: Current Status of Casino Legalization
5. Poland: Overview of Expected Changes
6. Patents on...more
Internet of Things technologies are already all around us and with a market that is expected to reach a value of more than $ 14.4 trillion over the next decade with 50 billion connected devices by 2020, the question is...more
Gaming laws in Italy for sportsbetting are increasingly trying to accomodate operators’ needs. The entrance of new major operators in the Italian sportsbetting market and the liberalization of gaming laws that for a decade...more
The Italian Data Protection Authority issued regulations introducing new relevant data protection obligations for banks in the processing of customers’ personal data by their employees aimed at monitoring the transfer of...more
Data protection breaches do not entitle per se to claim damages that damages have to be proven by the plaintiff according to the Italian Supreme Court....more
Connected cars are expected to generate $ 131.9 billion by 2019 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 34.7% from 2013 to 2019. But such growth shall face legal issues that not only affect data protection matters, but...more
The EU General Court upheld the Danish gambling regime providing for a different tax treatment between online gaming and land based gaming putting an end to a long legal battle that had side effects also in other...more
Online gaming has considerably changed during the last 3 years and therefore I decided to publish an updated version of the FAQs on the regime applicable to Italian online gaming licenses. ...more
The growth of the Internet of Things brought the attention of the European data protection regulators that through the European data protection advisory body, the Article 29 Working Party, issued an opinion on the Internet of...more
eHealth and fitness/wellness applications are being investigated and potentially sanctioned by the Italian data protection authority that found half of them not compliant with applicable privacy laws....more
The Italian gaming law regime after considerable court cases is now eventually upheld by the Italian Administrative Supreme Court in a dispute relating to a so called ‘centro trasmissione dati‘ or ‘CTD‘.
Data protection breaches of health related sensitive data might occur through a mere video scanning an individual’s face according to a recent research....more
Data protection rules will be adequately protected through the registry to be set up against frauds in the insurance sector according to the Italian data protection authority.
Internet of Things technologies require the communication between devices on telecom networks that vary depending on the type of service provided. Such communications in some cases lead to telecom law issues in relation to...more
The status of the Italian videolottery market might considerably change after the new measures ordered against B Plus Giocolegale Ltd., one the largest Italian videolottery and AWP (comma 6A) operators, which placed the...more
The approval of technical standards introducing an RFID logo and a process for their data protection impact assessment required to comply with the EU Recommendation on RFIDs are expected to boost their usage in several fields...more
The Internet of Things (IoT) will enable devices to communicate and share data with one another and data to be combined and used across multiple applications. However, such applications also raise relevant legal issues. The...more
Internet liability rules applicable to Wikipedia are different from the ones with which YouTube has to comply according to the Court of Rome as Wikipedia has now been declared not liable to for the defamatory contents...more
The Internet liability regime for hosting providers have been subject of different interpretations by courts in Italy and a new interesting position came up with the decision of the Court of Turin (Italy) involving YouTube...more