European Data Protection Digest

Garante Issues Resoluton on Photos

ONLINE PRIVACY—ITALY

January 15, 2010

By means of an ad hoc resolution, the Italian Data Protection Authority (IDPA, or Garante) has prohibited the publishing of certain pictures taken at actor George Clooney's home. While in general the privacy of public and notorious people receives a lower level of protection, the publishing of photos taken in a private place without the proper consent, is illegal. (Resolution in Italian.)
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