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Italian Court Convicts Google Executives of Privacy Violations
On February 24, 2010, an Italian court convicted three Google executives for violation of Italy’s privacy laws resulting from a video that was posted to Google Video showing a group of teenagers bullying another teenager with disabilities. Judge Oscar Magi sentenced Google Global Privacy Counsel Peter Fleischer, Chief Legal Officer David Drummond, and former Google...
Italy Seeks to Regulate Social Media Sites
The Italian government recently drafted a decree that would require owners of social media sites to review all videos posted on their sites in order to screen out any content that could be harmful to minors, including pornography and excessive violence. Internet providers would be required to shut down any site that does not comply...