How not to reclaim the internet – Paul Bernal

28 05 2016

reclaim-logo-singleThe new campaign to ‘Reclaim the Internet‘, to ‘take a stand against online abuse’ was launched yesterday – and it could be a really important campaign. The scale and nature of abuse online is appalling – and it is good to see that the campaign does not focus on just one kind of abuse, instead talking about ‘misogyny, sexism, racism, homophobia, transphobia’ and more. Read the rest of this entry »





The ‘Right to be Forgotten’: the scope of delisting – Max Campbell

27 05 2016

Google CNILIt is now just over two years since the Court of Justice of the European Union first ruled that Google was a data controller and that the principles of EU Directive 95/46/EC (‘the Data Protection Directive’), and the various national legislation that implement them, applied to its search results. Read the rest of this entry »





Case Comment: PJS v NGN, Supreme Court restores interim injunction in landmark privacy case – Sara Mansoori and Aidan Wills.

26 05 2016

Supreme CourtOn 19 May 2016, the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in PJS v News Group Newspapers Ltd [2016] UKSC 26. This much-discussed privacy action brought by a celebrity has generated renewed debate on privacy injunctions. Read the rest of this entry »





Celebrity injunction: why the law is not an ass when it comes to privacy – Gavin Phillipson

20 05 2016

image-20160520-10353-9dnqngAs you would expect, the UK’s tabloid newspapers are incandescent at the decision not to lift what has become popularly known as the “three-way gagging verdict”. Read the rest of this entry »





“Free speech drowning”? – Supreme Court decision to reinstate PJS injunction, a news Round Up

20 05 2016

Sun Front PageThe decision of the Supreme Court to reinstate the injunction in the case of PJS v News Group Newspapers ([2016] UKSC 26) has, unsurprisingly, attracted widespread comment, both in press and on social media. We had a summary of the case and a post by Ashley Hurst. Read the rest of this entry »





PJS v NGN: Supreme Court stands behind anonymised celebrity injunction – Ashley Hurst

19 05 2016

Ashley HurstIn what many will see as a shock judgment, the Supreme Court has resisted massive media, internet, and political pressure and upheld an anonymised privacy injunction which protects the identity of a celebrity couple. Read the rest of this entry »





News: Supreme Court allows appeal in PJS “celebrity injunction case”

19 05 2016

PJS Supreme CourtIn a judgment handed down today the UK Supreme Court, by a majority of 4:1, allowed the claimant’s appeal in the case of PJS v News Group Newspapers ([2016] UKSC 26). Read the rest of this entry »








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