Italian data protection authority, the Garante, has announced an 11.5 million euro fine against gas and electric company Eni Gas e Luce for violations of the EU General Data Protection Regulation. The fine relates to EGL's data processing for telemarketing activities and the activation of unsolicited contracts. In addition to the fine, the Garante has ordered EGL to adopt corrective measures while prohibiting processing data of those on its telemarketing list without explicit consent. (Original article is in Italian.)
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