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Italian data authority launches privacy information campaign

Tuesday 2 February 2016 | 15:21 CET | News
Italy's data protection authority, Garante Privacy, has launched a campaign aimed at increasing awareness regarding the use of mobile applications, especially with regard to privacy concerns. The watchdog has created a video tutorial and corresponding app to provide users with all the information they need to fully protect their privacy when downloading and using mobile apps, above all the risks involved in granting access to their personal data. Garante Privacy last year described 35 apps and websites as "irresponsible" for failing to provide proper data protection for children.

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