Region: Italy

Italian watchdog falls in line on cookies

Italy’s data watchdog has given website owners six months to comply with strict new cookie guidelines, mirroring steps taken by other European regulators to establish a consent-driven approach to online tracking.

13 July 2021

Italian watchdog fines delivery firm for gig worker algorithms

Italy’s data regulator has issued a €2.6 million fine to food delivery service Foodinho and ordered the company to change its employee management algorithms.

06 July 2021

Italian supreme court imposes greater transparency on algorithms - key takeaways

Panetta & Associati partner Lorenzo Cristofaro analyses a groundbreaking Italian ruling on algorithmic transparency.

15 June 2021

Italy suspends covid-19 app

Italy’s privacy watchdog has temporarily blocked a platform that monitors individuals’ covid-19 status.

07 June 2021

Clearview faces multiple GDPR complaints

A group of NGOs has filed coordinated complaints about Clearview AI’s data scraping to regulators in numerous European countries – but enforcement of any regulatory decisions could be tough.

27 May 2021

Facebook Italian appeal fails

The Italian Council of State has rejected arguments that the country’s consumer protection regulator was unable to fine Facebook for its data practices due to the existence of the GDPR.

01 April 2021

Italian competition authority issues another data fine

The Italian regulator responsible for competition law has fined a toll booth company for failing to properly explain to users how it processes their data – mirroring similar decisions by the same authority against Facebook.

22 March 2021

Facebook hit with second Italian fine over data notices

Italy’s competition regulator has fined Facebook €7 million for its failure to clearly explain to users how it makes money from their data.

17 February 2021

TikTok ordered to stop processing

Italy’s data protection watchdog has ordered TikTok not to process the data of children under the age of 13.

25 January 2021

Deliveroo rider algorithm ruled discriminatory

An Italian court has found that an algorithm used by Deliveroo to allocate work to delivery riders is discriminatory.

06 January 2021

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