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Time for New Casinos in Italy?

31 March, 2015 - 6:47 am
New casinos might be established in Italy creating new opportunities also for private investors in a country where at the moment…
Internet of Things

Internet of Things: Business and Legal Framework Webinar

26 March, 2015 - 3:59 pm
The DLA Piper Internet of Things group just launched a series of webinars on legal and business issues of the Internet of Things.…
Internet of Things

Internet of Things hindered by Net Neutrality?

24 March, 2015 - 10:40 am
The decision of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to adopt the "net neutrality" principle raised concerns by European…

US giants in trouble with new EU privacy rules

20 March, 2015 - 8:44 am
The European Council approved the "one-stop-shop" privacy rule which might cause relevant issues to companies operating in different…

90% online sportsbetting growth leads Italy to a turning point?

16 March, 2015 - 8:21 am
A 90% turnover growth of the online sportsbetting market in Italy together with the recent and upcoming changes in the Italian online…
Internet of Things

The Internet of Things will “rock” the retail sector

9 March, 2015 - 12:49 pm
The Internet of Things will generate in the retail sector US $ 329 billion of revenues by 2018 according to a report published…

Free Apps may be misleading

6 March, 2015 - 10:56 am
Distributors of free Apps shall comply with stringent transparency obligations following an investigation from the Italian competition…

Top 5 upcoming gaming law changes in Italy

3 March, 2015 - 11:13 am
A new gaming tax regime, less AWPs, but easier homologation for AWPs (to be replaced) and VLTs, full liberalization of sports betting,…
legal community

Vote without privacy!

25 February, 2015 - 10:16 am
I am glad to inform you that I am among the candidates for the best Italian privacy lawyer at the Legal Community IP&TMT Awards,…

Google to be inspected by Italian privacy regulator

24 February, 2015 - 7:38 am
Privacy compliance is becoming a tough hurdle in Italy for Google as after having its privacy information notice challenged it has…
link tax

Google link tax in Italy after Spain?

23 February, 2015 - 12:29 am
Google link tax might be reproduced in Italy after the negative experience that led to the shutting down of Google News in Spain…
Internet of Things

Connected cars are privacy and security threats?

16 February, 2015 - 9:37 pm
The recent report from the US Senator Ed Markey raises issues on the future of connected cars because of the privacy issues and…
hosting provider

Yahoo! is NOT liable for your videos

9 February, 2015 - 12:02 pm
Yahoo! is a passive hosting provider obliged to remove copyright infringing material only following a detailed notice from the rights'…
Top 5

Top 5 articles of January 2015

7 February, 2015 - 10:52 am
For those that missed some of the posts of last month, here are the top 5 posts for January 2014. I covered a number of different…
Internet of Things

Internet of Things rules by US and UK authorities

4 February, 2015 - 9:31 am
Internet of things rules might change after the recommendations issued by the US Federal Trade Commission, FTC, and the commitments…

Digital currency in the gambling sector

1 February, 2015 - 7:32 am
As part of the European Online Gaming conference, I will give a presentation in London on Monday 2 February 2015 named "Digital…
Internet of Things

The Internet will disappear with the Internet of Things?

26 January, 2015 - 8:38 am
The Internet of Things will make the Internet disappear according to Eric Schmidt of Google.  The Internet will become part of…

The future of sportsbetting after Stanleybet decision

23 January, 2015 - 8:00 am
The decision of the European Court of Justice in the Stanleybet case might affect the future of the Italian sportsbetting market…
smart home

Smart Home: interoperability, privacy and cybersecurity

22 January, 2015 - 8:04 am
I am glad to inform you that on the 28th of January 2015 I will be attending as a speaker the workshop arranged by the Internet…

€ 500M video lottery gaming tax now allocated

19 January, 2015 - 8:30 am
The additional gaming tax on video lottery and AWP licensees in Italy has now come into force and has been also allocated among…