Tag: privacy

Record fine to Enel: “Serious deficiencies in the processing of user data”

Record fine to Enel: “Serious deficiencies in the processing of user data”

Save a fine for Enel. The Privacy Guarantor fined Enel Energia over €79 million for “serious shortcomings in the processing of personal data of a large number of users in the electricity and gas sector for telemarketing purposes.” The Financial Police had the authority to impose sanctions of 1 million 800 thousand euros on four […]

Privacy, registration fine in European Union Meta

Privacy, registration fine in European Union Meta

EU sting in Meta. Mark Zuckerberg’s company will have to pay a super fine for violating European rules on the protection of personal data. Meta was ordered to pay a record fine of 1.2 billion euros ($1.29 billion) for breaching European data laws, according to Ireland’s data protection authority, DPC. The case concerns Facebook’s involvement […]

Stop cookies by the end of the year: How does the EU want to change online advertising?

Stop cookies by the end of the year: How does the EU want to change online advertising?

Increase consumer awareness of data tracking and reduce ads while browsing the web. This is the challenge faced by the European Commission as part of its initiative to phase out cookies by the end of the year. “The aim will be to provide consumers with a simpler choice of advertising models,” the commission said in […]

Social for minors with parental consent only

Social for minors with parental consent only

Minors are allowed to use social networks only with the express consent of their parents. The tightening decision taken to protect the youth of the state in Utah, the first country to take a similar decision in the USA. Under the ruling sought by Governor Spencer Cox, apps like Instagram, Facebook and TikTok will have […]

Greece loves Poland: EU worries about independence of judges

Greece loves Poland: EU worries about independence of judges

It’s not just Poland and Hungary: The European Commission has concerns about Greece as well, about the de facto independence of the judiciary from politics. This was stated by the European Commissioner for Justice, Didier Reynders, in connection with the investigations into the so-called “Greek Watergate”, a dense network of espionage by the Greeks, which […]

“No” is enough to get off telemarketing lists

“No” is enough to get off telemarketing lists

With a simple “no” from the user during an unsolicited commercial call, the call center or company calling him is forced to take note of the consumer’s wishes and immediately cancel the said name from the lists used for telemarketing. And not only. The user does not need to confirm the objection expressed by e-mail […]

How safe is the anonymous messaging app trending on Instagram?

How safe is the anonymous messaging app trending on Instagram?

If you are a frequent user of the instagram social network surely you have already seen the anonymous questions app in several stories. In the past few days, millions of people have decided to download ‘NGL’ so that their followers can ask them questions and they can share their answers in the ‘stories’. The application, […]

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