Tag Archive: EGDPR

ITALY: Italian authorities send a message with EU’s highest data protection fine as GDPR looms

The Italian Data Protection Authority (Garante per la protezione dei dati personali, “Garante”) has this month imposed fines of more than €11 million on five companies operating in the money transfers sector for unlawful processing of personal data. This is the largest fine ever imposed by a European Data Protection Authority.

Sigue Global Service Limited, a UK web-based money transfer firm, and four companies operating as its agents in Italy, were found to have transferred large amounts of money to Chinese entrepreneurs in breach of Italian money laundering regulations and the provisions of the Legislative Decree 30 June 2003 no. 196 (Codice per la protezione dei dati personali, Italian Privacy Code). Read the rest of this entry »

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Europe: Artificial Intelligence, what can we learn from the GDPR?

Connected devices that exchange substantial volumes of data come with some obvious data protection concerns. Such concerns increase when dealing with artificial intelligence or other devices/robots that autonomously collect large amounts of information and learn though experience.

Although there are not (yet) specific regulations on data protection and artificial intelligence (AI), certain legal trends can be identified, also taking into account the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Read the rest of this entry »

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