Giulio Coraggio

Giulio Coraggio

DLA Piper

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Internet of Things regulators shall learn from Google News case?

Internet of Things regulators might have learnt an interesting lesson from Google’s decision to shut down Google News in Spain as a consequence of the coming into force of new publishing law. ...more

12/18/2014 - Google Internet of Things Italy

Fingerprinting treated like cookies under privacy law

Device fingerprinting is replacing cookies for analytics and tracking purposes, but privacy regulators now held that their usage is subject to the privacy consent, unless exemptions apply. Regulations on cookies were...more

12/8/2014 - Cookies Italy Mobile Devices Mobile Privacy

What is the status of the Italian online gaming market?

Online sports betting and casino games are leading to a positive trend in the Italian online gaming market, but the best results are expected by the end of the first quarter 2015. I have attended a very interesting...more

12/3/2014 - Italy Online Gaming Sports Betting

New privacy rules on biometric data for the Internet of Things?

Privacy rules aimed at facilitating the processing of biometric data have been just issued by the Italian data protection authority (the Garante) with the purpose of fostering technologies relying on their usage including...more

12/1/2014 - Biometric Information Internet of Things Italy Privacy Laws

ITALY: More liberal approach on monitoring of employees

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

11/26/2014 - Employee Tracking Italy Mobile Apps Mobile Devices Privacy Policy Trucking Industry

Location of employees can be monitored with privacy restrictions

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

11/20/2014 - Data Collection GPS Italy Mobile Apps Mobile Privacy Smartphones Trucking Industry

Automobile industry commits to privacy for connected cars

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. ...more

11/18/2014 - Auto Manufacturers Automotive Industry Data Collection Personally Identifiable Information Privacy Policy Trucking Industry V2V

Top 5 takeaways on 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

11/14/2014 - Automotive Industry Black Box Car Accident Data Controller Data Protection Hackers Insurers Privacy Concerns V2V

What consequences of potential gaming tax increase in Italy?

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

11/13/2014 - Gaming Italy Tax Increases

Top 5 Internet of Things giveaways from the Web Summit

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

11/7/2014 - Data Collection Drones Internet of Things Italy Mobile Devices Privacy Concerns

Fan pages and social media – who shall be blamed?

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

10/29/2014 - Brand EU Internet Social Media Trademarks

All-In@EiG 2014 Co-ordinated Advice on a Global Scale

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

10/27/2014 - Casinos EU Gambling Gaming Japan

Right time for Internet of Things regulations?

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

10/24/2014 - EU Internet of Things Italy OFCOM Telecommunications Telemedicine

Gaming law changes further liberalize sportsbetting

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

10/21/2014 - EU Gambling Gaming

Data protection obligations on banks into force in Italy

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

10/21/2014 - Banks Cybersecurity Data Protection Italy Personally Identifiable Information

Data protection damages have to be proven

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

10/20/2014 - Damages Data Breach Italy

Connected Cars – legal issues and hurdles!

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

10/3/2014 - Automotive Industry Car Accident Cybersecurity Driverless Cars EU Google Internet of Things Self-Driving Cars Telecommunications Wearable Technology

EU court validates Danish online gaming regime

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

9/29/2014 - EU Gaming Online Gaming Tax Revenues

Italian online gaming licenses – Updated FAQs!

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

9/25/2014 - EU Gambling Gaming Online Gaming

Internet of Things reviewed by data protection regulators

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

9/24/2014 - Cybersecurity Data Protection EU EU Data Protection Laws Internet of Things Popular

Data protection authority investigates eHealth and wellness/fitness apps

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

9/15/2014 - Popular

Italian gaming law regime upheld by Supreme Court

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‘. ...more

9/12/2014 - EU European Court of Justice Gaming Licenses

Face video scan can trigger data protection breach?

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

9/5/2014

Data protection authority approves insurance antifraud registry

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. ...more

9/2/2014 - Cybersecurity Data Protection EU EU Data Protection Laws Fraud

Internet of Things and telecom law issues

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

8/26/2014 - EU Internet of Things OFCOM Telecommunications UK

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