New Agcm sanctions against e-commerce delay in product delivery

Zappaterra FusionFollowing the sanctions issued by the Italian Competition Authority (AGCM) in May of this year against unfair commercial practices due to lack (or delay) in the delivery of the products initially declared to be in stock and due to false information provided to consumers, the Authority recently issued severe sanctions against 4 e-commerce operators who carried out the same commercial behaviors. Read the rest of this entry »

€ 2.2 bn for IoT and ultra-wide band in Italy

The Italian Government has allocated € 2.2 billion to the ultra-wide band project that requires investments also in relation to the IoT, smart cities and start ups.Giulio Coraggio Read the rest of this entry »

Car makers join forces for connected car cyber security

After the recent events involving more than one hacked connected car, major car makers decided to create a joined alliance to coordinate their efforts against cyber attacks. But without any Governmental approval is the right strategy?Giulio Coraggio Read the rest of this entry »

New consultation on the EU Satellite and Cable Directive!

The European Commission launched yesterday a consultation on the Satellite and Cable Directive with a view to further promote cross border access to broadcasting and related online services.Olivi C.V Read the rest of this entry »

Italian Communication Authority – New Regulation on Disputes Between Electronic Communication Network and Services Providers

On August 12, 2015, the Italian Communication Authority (“AGCOM“) published on its website the awaited Resolution no. 226/15/CONS, setting forth the new regulation (“New Regulation“, available here) on disputes Cavalcanti C.V.between electronic communication network and services providers (“Providers“) Read the rest of this entry »

Sportsbetting full liberalization in Italy closer!

Sportsbetting full liberalization is getting closer with the publication by the Italian gaming regulator of the updated draft protocol of communication (PSQF) which has the purpose of getting rid of the official list of bets and events soon.Giulio Coraggio Read the rest of this entry »

Internet of Things group issues privacy and security framework

The Internet of Things (IoT) requires certainty and this is why the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) published a draft framework of privacy and security guidelines for IoT devices.  Will regulators will validate that setting a more suitable playfield for the IoT?Giulio Coraggio Read the rest of this entry »

Lotto tender delays ring the bell for late comers?

The potential delays in the award of the new license for Lotto game in Italy and the changes to the applicable requirements might become an interesting opportunity for other gaming operators/suppliers. Giulio Coraggio Read the rest of this entry »

Fear cannot stop the Internet of Things!

The recent events of connected cars remotely hacked led to considerable discussions about the potential weaknesses of security systems of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, whose growth cannot be stopped though.  But how can we find the right balance? Giulio Coraggio Read the rest of this entry »

Public Consultation on AVMS Directive: Towards a Level-Playing Field

On July 6, 2015 the EU Commission launched a public consultation (“Consultation“) on Directive 2010/13/EU on Cavalcanti C.V.Audiovisual Media Services (the “Directive“). The text of the Consultation is available here. The Consultation process will expire on September 30, 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

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