Privacy law: the super-injunction is dead

27 04 2011

“Super-injunctions” are in the news.   The “Committee to examine super-injunctions” established by the Master of the Rolls in April 2010 is due to report shortly.  There have been nearly 200 newspaper stories referring to “super-injunctions” in the past week alone.   The latest concerns Andrew Marr “revealing” that he obtained a super-injunction. Commentators are united in their criticism of the practice of granting super-injunctions.   There are many strange features of the “super-injunction” story but perhaps the strangest of all is the fact that they no longer exist.   Read the rest of this entry »