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Prague – People will be fined up to 100,000 crowns for sending commercial messages without the consent of the addressee. Companies will be subject to a fine of up to ten million for this offence. Sanctions for unsolicited commercial communications will be imposed by the Office for Personal Data Protection. The amendment on some services of the information society, which was signed by President Miloš Zeman today, takes this into account. The Castle informed about his signature. The draft transposes into Czech law the rules of the new European regulation, which concerns problems in the provision of intermediary services on the Internet. It will take effect on the 15th day after publication in the collection.
The Czech Telecommunications Authority (ČTÚ) will acquire new supervisory authority by amendment. It will consist in the supervision of the obligations arising from the European regulation governing online intermediary services.
The Parliamentary Economic Committee introduced an amendment to the amendment, according to which the CTU will always notify the intermediary service provider or internet provider in the event of a less serious violation. search engine for its misconduct and invites it to rectify within 15 days. If the error is not corrected, the CTU should consider the offense as a misdemeanor.
The amendment is intended to prevent discrimination of applications of small and medium-sized enterprises in favor of applications of large companies by Internet intermediary service providers. It also addresses the unjustified removal of a business from an electronic marketplace or its poor placement in search results and ranking and ranking in search results. These offenses are also to be included under the ten million dollar penalty.