Case Law: Prince Moulay v Elaph Publishing, Moroccan Prince wins libel and data protection appeal against Arabic news publisher – Simon Brown

7 02 2017

230px-prince_moulay_hichamPrince Moulay Hicham Ben Abdallah Al Alouai of Morocco (‘the Prince’) has won an appeal against Elaph Publishing Limited (‘Elaph’) that now allows him to advance a claim under the Data Protection Act 1998 (‘DPA’) and also overturned a previous ruling that the words published were not capable of being defamatory. Read the rest of this entry »


Your next social network could pay you for posting – Jelena Dzakula

7 02 2017

moneyYou may well have found this article through Facebook. An algorithm programmed by one of the world’s biggest companies now partially controls what news reaches 1.8 billion people. And this algorithm has come under attack for censorship, political bias and for creating bubbles that prevent people from encountering ideas they don’t already agree with. Read the rest of this entry »