Court of Justice: The administrator of a fan page on Facebook is jointly responsible with Facebook for the processing of data of visitors to the page

Luxembourg, 5 June 2018 Judgment in Case C-210/16 Unabhängiges Landeszentrum für Datenschutz Schleswig-Holstein v Wirtschaftsakademie Schleswig-Holstein GmbH   The administrator of a fan page on Facebook is jointly responsible with Facebook for the processing of data of visitors to the page The data protection authority of the Member State in which the administrator has its…

The right to data portability in the platform economy: how to free consumers and suppliers from the dictatorship of the platform and increase competition in the EU’s Digital Single Market

Really happy and honored to partecipate at the International PhD Colloquium “Regulating new technologies in uncertain times” at the Tilburg University   The 14th of June I will present my paper: “The right to data portability in the platform economy: how to free consumers and suppliers from the dictatorship of the platform and increase competition…

Online platforms: Commission sets new standards on transparency and fairness

European Commission – Press release Online platforms: Commission sets new standards on transparency and fairness Brussels, 26 April 2018 Today, the European Commission is proposing new rules for the online platforms providing small businesses with a safety net in the digital economy. The new rules will improve the functioning of the Digital Single Market and…

ILO – Job quality in the platform economy

The “platform economy” emerged in the early 2000s alongside the growth of the Internet, providing opportunities for the production and delivery of a range of services delivered through online marketplaces (platforms). Digital labour platforms take a variety of forms, although it is useful to distinguish between crowdwork and work on demand via apps (De Stefano,…

Terms of service and human rights: an analysis of online platform contracts

The finding of the report, titled “Terms of service and human rights: an analysis of online platform contracts” partly based on the Council of Europe’s Guide to Human Rights for Internet Users, demonstrate just how difficult it can be for Internet users to understand and thereby consent to the terms of service of online platforms…

Presentazione del libro “Diritto all’oblio e motori di ricerca. Memoria e privacy nell’era digitale” – 4 dicembre a Torino

  Il volume affronta la tematica del diritto all’oblio nell’era digitale e il difficile bilanciamento tra le esigenze di memoria e conservazione dei dati e la tutela dell’individuo, della sua intimità e riservatezza. Muovendo da alcune considerazioni introduttive sui rapporti tra memoria, oblio e diritti della personalità e sul loro esplicarsi in Internet, si illustra…

E-commerce: making online shopping safer for consumers – Commission Notice on the market surveillance of products sold online (C/2017/5200)

E-commerce: making online shopping safer for consumers  Commission Notice on the market surveillance of products sold online (C/2017/5200) The internet has changed how consumers shop and businesses advertise and sell their goods and services. E-commerce enables consumers and businesses to interact differently and increases consumer welfare because of lower online prices and greater choice (1)….

UberPOP – is it an information society service? – According to Advocate General Szpunar, Member States may prohibit and punish, as a matter of criminal law, the illegal exercise of transport activities in the context of the UberPop service, without notifying the Commission of the draft law in advance

Court of Justice of the European Union PRESS RELEASE No 72/17 Luxembourg, 4 July 2017 Advocate General’s Opinion in Case C-320/16 Uber France SAS   The French company Uber France operates an electronic platform which enables users, with the aid of a smartphone equipped with the corresponding application, to order urban transport services in the…