Matrix Media and Information Update – 11 March 2011

11 03 2011

This is a Media and Information Law Update covering the last week prepared by the Legal Information Team at Matrix Chambers, which they have kindly agreed to make available to readers of Inforrm.

Latest Cases

Association Nouvelle Des Boulogne Boys v France (App No. 6468/09)(in French only). ECtHR – 8 Mar 2011 Admissibility decision – “offensive banner” case: dissolution of football supporters’ club justified. Complaints with respect to ECHR, arts 6, 11 were manifestly unfounded. Read the rest of this entry »





Case Law: MNB v News Group Newspapers – an extended privacy injunction: Charlotte Harris

11 03 2011

On 9 March 2011, in the case of MNB v News Group Newspapers ([2011] EWHC 528 (QB)) Mrs Justice Sharp granted a privacy injunction to restrain the publication of a range of information which tended to identify the claimant and which related to the subject matter of the action. This information had been published by the “Sun” newspaper despite the fact that an injunction had been granted in DFT terms at an earlier hearing.
Read the rest of this entry »