Mountain View algorithms reported a father who sent photos of his son’s inflamed genitals to his doctor. The charge is of child pornography. And confirms the idiocy of algorithms and the legislator by Andrea Monti – Intially published in Italian on Strategikon – an Italian Tech Blog.
The upcoming Decree Law ‘Aiuti’ seeks to equip Italy with the reactive capacity to cyber attacks. Nevertheless, “Article 37” is only the first step. The analysis by Andrea Monti, professor of Digital Law in the Digital Marketing degree program at the University of Chieti-Pescara. Originally published in Italian on Formiche.net Continue reading “State offensive cybersecurity requires an organized regulatory framework”
The Italian data protection authority recently ruled on an Italian company’s unlawful Google Analytics use. The ruling exposes the ‘holes’ of the GDPR, the attempt to plug them at all costs, and the inability (or lack of will) to fully pursue the political choice to protect Europe’s digital sovereignty by Andrea Monti – Initially published in Italian on Strategikon – an Italian Tech blog. Continue reading “Google Analytics, the Data Protection Authority and the GDPR’s holes”
For some time now, a ‘rumour’ has been circulating in Italy, according which using Google Analytics is ‘illegal’. In the silence of the judiciary – the only one entitled to definitively establish such a fact – and of the Data Protection Authority, more or less organised initiatives are multiplying, ‘warning’ public administrations not to use Big G’s platform. Many ‘DPOs’ – data protection officers – to err on the side of precaution, advise their clients to get rid of the inconvenient tool. In reality, however, things are not as simple as that, so these FAQs may be helpful for a better understanding of the matter by Andrea Monti – Initially published in Italian on Strategikon – an Italian Tech Blog
The echoes of the first shots fired against Google Analytics by the Austrian Data Protection Authority have not yet died down in the Analytics War, that another attack came from the French front. On 10 February, the Cnil declared that it shared the reading of the Gdpr according to which the use of Google’s data aggregation system allows an illegal transfer of data to the US. The reactions of the American forces were not long in coming, with Meta’s adamantine declaration in a report filed with the SEC, according to which it might be complicated to continue operating in Europe on account of data protection legislation. Google and the other Big Tech companies have not reacted just yet. However, it is probably only a matter of time before a “coalition of the willing” is born to defend the industrial interests of a sector that is strategic for the US, also in terms of international politics by Andrea Monti – published initially in Italian on Strategikon – an Italian Tech blog