ITALY—Garante Seeks International Cooperation on Recent Initiatives
By Rocco Panetta
The Italian data protection authority (Garante) has established three resolutions in the field of international data processing and transfer.
Cooperation between data protection authorities is increasing when it comes to enforcement profiles. In one case, a data subject made a claim against Italian company “Badoo” for publishing fake profiles by a third party on a UK social network.
The company agreed to remove the profiles, but the Garante reserved the right to ask the UK Information Commissioner’s Office to investigate the potential for additional data breach profiles.
Rocco Panetta is an Italian lawyer and partner of Panetta & Associati Studio Legale in Rome. He is the former head of legal at the Italian Data Protection Authority and a member of the IAPP Europe Advisory Board.