European Data Protection Digest

Google Appeal Soon To Begin

PRIVACY LAW—ITALY

December 2, 2011

Bloomberg reports that Google plans to "begin an appeal as soon as January of a conviction by an Italian court of two managers and a former executive for violating privacy laws." The case stems from an incident where Turin students uploaded a video to a Google site showing them bullying a classmate. In February of 2010, a Milan judge found three Google executives guilty of privacy violations. Each received a suspended sentence. Google announced at the time that it would appeal.
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