Skip to content

Category Archives: Unsolicited communications

The Italian Data Protection Authority lost a trial (and must pay the legal fees)

On Jan. 29, 2014 the Italian Data Protetcion Authority lost a case tried by the Court of Milan and has been ordered to pay the plaintiff’s legal fees. The claim has been filed by a company providing directory services, charged by the IDPA of having sent an unsolicited fax without having got the consent of […]

Fastweb. Again!

That’s incredible! Fastweb answered the Data Protection Authority questions by claiming to ignore¬† who was calling me on its behalf, and not to have any personal data belonging to me. A few days after (March, 26) I got a NEW CALL from “Fastweb Commercial Department” trying to sell something. I’ve reported againg this new fact […]

Fastweb answer to Data Protection Authority

In a previous post I talked about the complaint I sent the Data Protection Authority about Fastweb (an Italian Telco maverick) phone SPAM. Following my letter, the Authority asked Fastweb to provide justification and additional information about that issue.

Fastweb phone SPAM. The Data Protection Authority asks for information

On feb. 23, 2007 the Data Protection Authority asked Fastweb to provide information about the unsolicited phone SPAM I’ve reported on Feb. 15, 2007

Data Protection Authority, Fastweb marketing strategies and the User (me)

Despite I made absolutely clear that I didn’t want to be disturbed, yesterday I got again – for the third or fourth time – a phone call from a person posing as Fastweb (an Italian Telco) representative trying to sell Internet access services. After being (fairly) rude with the operator, I’ve sent the Data Protection […]