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California Attorney General Announces the Creation of a New Privacy Enforcement and Protection Unit

California Attorney General Announces the Creation of a New Privacy Enforcement and Protection Unit



On July 19, 2012, California Attorney General Kamala Harris announced the formation of a new Privacy Enforcement and Protection Unit (“Privacy Unit”) within the state’s Department of Justice. The new unit will centralize existing Department of Justice efforts to protect privacy, educate consumers and forge partnerships with relevant industry players. According to the Attorney General’s press release, the broad mission of the Privacy Unit will include enforcing laws on issues such as cyber privacy, health privacy, financial privacy, identity theft, government records and data breaches, to “hold accountable those who misuse technology to invade the privacy of others.” California Department of Justice employees will staff the Privacy Unit, which will include six prosecutors focusing on privacy enforcement issues and the California Office of Privacy Protection’s Joanne McNabb overseeing educ…

Privacy damage as nonpoint source pollution

In many instances, privacy is threatened not by singular egregious acts, but by a slow series of relatively minor acts which gradually begin to add up. In this way, privacy problems resemble certain environmental harms which occur over time through a series of small acts by different actors. Bartow wants to point to a major spill, but gradual pollution by a multitude of different actors often creates worse problems. [Daniel J. Solove, George Washington University Law School]

Corte di Giustizia – sentenza sulla possibilità di rivendere la licenza software

La sentenza del 3 luglio del 2012 della Corte di Giustizia, relativa alla causa C‑128/11, riguarda la Commercializzazione di licenze (usate) relative a programmi per elaboratore scaricati da Internet e il disposto degli articoli 4, paragrafo 2, e 5, paragrafo 1, della Direttiva 2009/24/CE (tutela giuridica dei programmi per elaboratore). La Corte si è espressa favorevolmente alla rivendibilità di licenze software usate, ricordando che il diritto di distribuzione del titolare si esaurisce con la cessione al primo acquirente.

Elementi principali della Sentenza della Corte di Giustizia del 3 luglio 2012 - UsedSoft vs Oracle


Rivendita di software - Sentenza della Corte di Giustizia - 3 luglio 2012 - UsedSoft GmbH - Oracle International Corp. on Prezi QUI il testo della sentenza.