Internet copyright enforcement regulations come into force today 31 March 2014 considerably changing the scenario for copyright Internet liability in Italy.
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Belgian authorities criminally prosecuting players participating in illegal games of chance reminded everyone that also Italian gaming law provides criminal sanctions against players participating to non-Italian licensed games and the potential liabilities might bigger than initially expected.
Branded contents are not anymore only in movies and TV shows, but the growth of blogs including fashion blogs and social media raised the issue on whether media principles on product placement should be extended to social media and on the level of transparency required by current advertising regulations.
As last year, I will be attending the KPMG eGaming Summit in Gibraltar on the 3rd of April and will hold a gaming law session with my colleagues from the UK, Spain and Germany!
Wearables are increasingly used in the healthcare sector with new eHealth applications launched every other day, but medical devices regulations might be the real obstacle to their growth.
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Gaming law disputes as to the qualification of financial bets, binary bets, spread betting and trading tournaments are more and more frequent as a consequence of the continuous growth of such market. However, the main gaming law issue is whether it can be qualified as a betting product that can offered under a gambling license or a financial product subject to finance law restrictions.
An Italian restaurant brought a criminal claim for defamation against one of its customers that had published a negative comment on them on TripAdvisor complaining about the quality of the wine so creating a precedent that might impact on the Internet liability regime in Italy with reference to defamation on social media.
Come and join on 19 March 2014 at 3 pm GMT (4 pm Italian time) our webinar on legal issues affecting social media strategies. I will review advertising law, data protection, copyright, Internet liability issues together with my DLA Piper colleagues from the UK, Germany, Spain and The Netherlands.
Italy finally implemented the new Consumer Rights Directive which introduces major changes in online contracts aimed at better protecting consumers, impacting also on the Internet liability regime for entities selling products to consumers.