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Google's legal and privacy chiefs have sentences overturned by Italian court

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Three current and former Google executives have been acquitted on appeal by an Italian court, over a depressing case that involved a video of an autistic child being bullied. Back in February 2010, the executives – legal chief David Drummond, privacy counsel Peter Fleischer and George Reyes, who was already...
Google's legal and privacy chiefs have sentences overturned by Italian court

Italian Court Upholds Apple Warranty Fine

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An Italian court has upheld a €900,000 (US$1.2 million) fine imposed on Apple by Italy's competition authority for allegedly violating consumer protection laws......
Italian Court Upholds Apple Warranty Fine

Italian Court Orders Nationwide Block of TorrentReactor and Torrents.net

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Italian authorities and the local music industry are continuing their war on piracy, resulting in a new blockade of two frequently visited BitTorrent sites. The Vallo della Lucania Court just issued an injunction that requires all Internet providers to block access to the domain names and IP-addresses of both TorrentReactor.net...
Italian Court Orders Nationwide Block of TorrentReactor and Torrents.net

Google Italy Executives Found Guilty Over Offensive Video

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Italian court in Milan has found three Google executives guilty (and acquitted the fourth) of privacy violations, convicting them to suspended six-month sentences. The Google employees were sued over a video posted to Google in 2006, showing four youths bullying a kid with Down syndrome.This decision sets a disconcerting...
Google Italy Executives Found Guilty Over Offensive Video

Italian Court Rules That Cell Phones Cause Brain Tumors

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Hope you don’t get cancer, CEO guy. (flickr.com/perspective) Italy’s Supreme Court has issued a ruling that could have a ripple effect for cell phone manufacturers all over the world by declaring a “causal link” between an Italian businessman’s non-cancerous tumor and his daily cell phone usage. The businessman, Innocente Marcolini,...
Italian Court Rules That Cell Phones Cause Brain Tumors

On Google, Italy and the Future of Media

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Many electrons have been spilled in response to the recent Italian court decision that found several Google executives guilty of privacy violations, after a video was uploaded to Google Video that showed an autistic boy being tormented by bullies. The vast majority of those writing about the decision —...
On Google, Italy and the Future of Media

Can Google Secure a Safe Haven for BitTorrent Sites?

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Much like Google, The Pirate Bay and isoHunt are search engines that aim to index information posted on the Internet and make it findable to their users. Google’s YouTube shows even more similarities to torrent sites as it allows users to submit content, with the only difference being that YouTube...
Can Google Secure a Safe Haven for BitTorrent Sites?

Italian court overturns Google executives' privacy convictions

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A Milan appeals court Friday overturned the conviction of three Google managers for violating Italy's privacy laws by allowing the posting of a video showing the bullying of a handicapped student. The executives--Senior Vice President David Drummond, Chief Legal Officer Peter Fleischer and Chief Privacy Counsel George Reyes--were handed...
Italian court overturns Google executives' privacy convictions
Google executives acquitted of charges in Video bullying case

Apple's warranty advertising comes under EU's microscope

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European scrutiny of Apple's warranty policies is on the rise. On Monday, Viviane Reding, the European Union's Justice Commissioner, wrote a letter to the EU's 27 members requesting they review whether Apple has properly advertised buyers' rights to a two-year warranty on their products. If the countries find that Apple...
Apple's warranty advertising comes under EU's microscope

Italian Court Orders All ISPs To Block KickAssTorrents

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Early this year TorrentFreak published a shortlist of the world’s most popular torrent sites. Leading the pack was of course The Pirate Bay, but in third place came a site that over its relatively short life has been shooting up through the rankings. Founded in just three years ago in...
Italian Court Orders All ISPs To Block KickAssTorrents
Apple to pay $1.2M for misleading customers in Italy

Apple loses AppleCare appeal in Italian court, must pay $1.2M fine and put notice on packages

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Apple has lost an appeal in the Italian courts, must pay up on a $1.2M (€900,ooo) fine and add a notice to AppleCare packaging. The issue at stake is that Apple was charging for its AppleCare warranty, which covers products for up to two years, without informing Italian consumers that...
Apple loses AppleCare appeal in Italian court, must pay $1.2M fine and put notice on packages

Can Someone Please Tell This Italian Judge What YouTube Is?

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Sometimes I despair of Europe, even though I’m proud of what can be achieved here. But really, guys, can we get it together? At the same time the European Union is investigating a pretty flimsy anti-trust complaint against Google, it’s conspiciously ignoring a case in Italy where three Google executives...
Can Someone Please Tell This Italian Judge What YouTube Is?

Italian verdict on Google privacy sets dangerous precedent

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An Italian court has convicted three former Google executives of violations to Italy's privacy code early Wednesday morning. The decision comes after months of back and forth on the case, all of which began with a video uploaded by some delinquent teenagers of themselves beating on a classmate with...
Italian verdict on Google privacy sets dangerous precedent

Italian Court Comes To Its Senses, Says Google Execs In US Not Responsible For Kids Uploading Video

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Earlier this month, we wrote about how an Italian court was considering the appeal by three Google execs of their earlier criminal conviction over some kids uploading a video to Google Video. The whole case was really bizarre, putting the liability for the kids uploading the video on some US-based...
Italian Court Comes To Its Senses, Says Google Execs In US Not Responsible For Kids Uploading Video

Italian Court Upholds Apple Warranty Fine

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An Italian court has upheld a $1.2 million fine imposed on Apple by Italy's competition authority for allegedly violating consumer protection laws....
Italian Court Upholds Apple Warranty Fine
Italian scientists convicted of manslaughter for earthquake risk report

Italian Court Overturns Seizure Of Cyberlocker Rapidgator

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In April we wrote about how Italian law enforcement had blocked over two dozen websites after the industry claimed they were responsible for copyright infringement. There was no trial, no adversarial hearing where the sites were able to defend themselves. Just: entertainment industry complains, law enforcement buys the complaints, tells...
Italian Court Overturns Seizure Of Cyberlocker Rapidgator

Google Video trial to continue to Italian supreme court

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Three Google executives are heading back to court in Italy, where the prosecutor has appealed their acquittal on charges of allowing a video to be posted in breach of Italy's privacy laws, one of the Google execs involved said on Wednesday.Google's Senior Vice President David Drummond, Chief Legal Officer...
Google Video trial to continue to Italian supreme court

Berkeley professor Teece, notorious for abetting FRAND abuse, to testify for Samsung on Friday

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A week ago, I wrote that "Samsung can hardly explain away all of Apple's smoking guns for intentional copying". The noose keeps tightening, and Samsung's efforts to deny copying continue to fail. Case in point: a Samsung designer firmly denied having copied the iPhone's icons, but company-internal documents prove conclusively...
Berkeley professor Teece, notorious for abetting FRAND abuse, to testify for Samsung on Friday

Google trio win sentence appeal

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An Italian court has overturned suspended jail sentences given to three Google executives after a video of a bullied teenager was posted on their site....
Google trio win sentence appeal

TorrentReactor Launches Proxy to Circumvent Torrent Site Censorship

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This week an Italian court ordered all Internet providers to block access to the domain names and IP-addresses of both TorrentReactor.net and Torrents.net The verdict follows a police investigation that was initiated after complaints by the local music industry. Previously, courts had already ordered similar blockades against The Pirate Bay...
TorrentReactor Launches Proxy to Circumvent Torrent Site Censorship

Acer sues former CEO Lanci for jumping to Lenovo

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Acer was reported Tuesday as having sued its ousted former CEO Gianfranco Lanci. The Taiwan PC builder claimed in an Italian court that Lanci broke a non-compete clause by signing with Lenovo and working for a direct rival. Neither Lanci nor Lenovo had responded to the accusations.......
Acer sues former CEO Lanci for jumping to Lenovo
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