Phone Hacking Trial: Brooks and Morgan discussed phone hacking at Coulson party, court told – Martin Hickman

12 12 2013

Ambi SithamDay 28:  Rebekah Brooks and Piers Morgan bantered about hacking into each other’s phones at the 35th birthday party of their fellow tabloid editor Andy Coulson, the Old Bailey was told yesterday.  Former lawyer Ambi Sitham told the phone hacking trial that she had gone to a steak restaurant in Balham, south London, for the party as the girlfriend of publicist Neil Reading, who knew all three editors. Read the rest of this entry »





The ICO Consults on the Future of Information Rights Regulation – Orla Lynskey

12 12 2013

ico-logo-blue-grey-370x229On 28 November the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”), the UK’s regulator for certain information rights (data protection and freedom of information) published a draft document entitled ‘Looking Ahead, Staying Ahead: towards a 2020 vision for information rights’, as well as an accompanying consultation questionnaire for stakeholders. Read the rest of this entry »