Three senior Google executives, given six month suspended jail sentences in Italy in 2010 for data protection breaches relating to the content of a video post by a user in 2006, have been acquitted by an appellate court in Milan.

The Google executives, including Google’s chief privacy officer, were convicted following a trial which related

New regulations governing the activities of Internet Information Service Providers (“IISPs”) unveiled
by the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (“CMIIT”) in December came into
force on 15 March. The “Several Provisions on Regulation of the Market Order of Internet Information Services” (“Provisions”) aim to enhance the protections available to Internet users in China