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Telephone operators: control of the Italian DPA continues, sanctioning Wind for 17 million euro and Iliad for 800 thousand euro

The Authority has sanctioned Wind Tre Spa for around 17 million euros for numerous illegal data processing, mainly related to promotional activities. For similar violations, the company had already been the recipient of an injunction and prescriptive measure when the old Privacy Code was still in force. The Garante also examined the results of the investigations arranged against another telephone operator, Iliad, which was found to be deficient in other respects, in particular regarding the methods of access of its employees to traffic data and that for these reasons, it was sanctioned for 800,000 euros.

India panel proposes new regulator for non-personal data: draft report

India should set up a data regulator and require companies to disclose how they collect and store data devoid of personal details or which has been anonymised, a panel tasked to draw up such regulations has said in a draft report seen by Reuters.

EU top court to rule in landmark Facebook, Schrems privacy case

Europe’s top court will on Thursday, 16 July 2020, rule on the legality of tools companies use to transfer Europeans’ data around the world, in the latest clash between Facebook and Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems.

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