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Regulatory Watch

The IIC’s eye on the news.

eyeThis bulletin is regularly updated with thumbnails of industry news. Follow the links for a round-up of latest industry stories.

European employees must be told of workplace email monitoring

Companies must tell employees in advance if their work email accounts are being monitored without unduly infringing their privacy, the European Court of Human Rights said in a ruling on defining the scope of corporate email snooping, reports Reuters.

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Costa Rican court intervenes on mobile regulation

Costa Rica’s constitutional court has ordered sector watchdog the Superintendency of Telecommunications (Sutel) to impose a temporary minimum data transfer rate for post-paid mobile internet users that exceed their fair usage allowance, notes TeleGeography.

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Q&A with Augusto Preta

Augusto Preta - CEO, IT Media Consulting, Chairman, IIC Italian Chapter

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Q&A with Roberto Viola

Roberto Viola, European Commission

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Q & A Howard Symons

Partner, Jenner & Block LLP

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Q&A with Dr Robert Pepper

Dr Robert Pepper, Head, Global Connectivity Policy and Planning, Facebook

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Net neutrality complaints logged as FCC prepares to overturn the Open Internet Order

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has released more than 13,000 pages of net neutrality complaints filed by consumers against their internet service providers, reports Ars Technica.

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Calls for digital taxation on internet giants

France, Germany, Italy and Spain want digital multinationals like Amazon and Google to be taxed in Europe based on their revenues, rather than only on their profits, their finance ministers said in a joint letter, reports Reuters. 

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