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Gonzalo Gallego

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Posted in Data Protection & Privacy Gonzalo Gallego

Data Protection Compliance in Spain (2015)

Spain is well known for having one of the most restrictive data protection regimes in the European Union (EU). It also counts with some of the highest penalties (fines are up to € 600,000 per infringement), and a data protection authority – the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD) – with a reputation for being one of the fiercest of the … Continue Reading

Posted in Defamation, Internet Gonzalo Gallego

Spanish court fines Internet forum administrator €6000 for not removing posts

A recent judgment in Spain has condemned both the author of defamatory comments and the administrator of the discussion forum for failing to remove defamatory comments against two government officials. As a result, each faces a fine of €6,000.

Published on September 26, 21012, the judgment of June 1st 2012 has been issued by the Provincial High Court of Toledo … Continue Reading