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Blogs: Information Rights and Privacy
Publisher: Centre for Law and Information Policy, IALS
This blog shares research and discussion from the Centre for Law and Information Policy, based at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. The Centre is concerned with the law and policy of information and data and explores the ways in which law both restricts and enables the sharing and dissemination of different types of information.
New Special Issue of Communications Law: Information control in an ominous global environment
Communicating Responsibilities: The Spanish DPA targets Google’s Notification Practices when Delisting Personal Information
Media Freedom: ‘Without action the Commonwealth’s fine words will fail to impress.’
Conference: The Commonwealth and Challenges to Media Freedom
Signed Statement Condemns DHS Proposal to Demand Passwords to Enter the U.S.
Call for papers: Critical Research in Information Law
Conference: The Power Switch; How Power is Changing in a Networked World
Trump is right: stories will dry up if the press can’t use anonymous sources
Author: Tim Turner
This is an outlet for my DP and FOI opinions.
Author: Dr Chris Pounder and Sue Cullen
Long-established training team dedicated to information law; over a thousand data protection officers from the public and private sector and hundreds of FOI officers have obtained their qualifications with our help.
UK’s GDPR law will not be judged “adequate” if it contains provisions that made the DPA inadequate
Under the GDPR, be careful when you use the “C” word
Has President Trump’s Executive Order on “Public Safety” killed off Privacy Shield?
House of Lords Report into Digital Economy Bill confirms extensive data sharing powers are unaccountable
If a hard Brexit a-gonna fall what then happens to overseas transfers of personal data?
Why the UK is unlikely to get an adequacy determination post Brexit
Untargeted, bulk, indiscriminate data retention is unlawful and creates risks to adequacy determination post Brexit
Minister speaks in adjournment debate on GDPR - Government still undecided on what to do re Brexit
Author: Solicitors at Olswang LLP
Discusses data protection law, practice and problems.
Data Protection news round-up
ICO UPDATES PAPER ON BIG DATA, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, MACHINE LEARNING AND DATA PROTECTION TO INCLUDE A GDPR COMPLIANCE ELEMENT
GDPR: ICO releases draft guidance on consent: respond to consultation by 31 March
Article 29 Working Party sheds light on Privacy Shield complaints procedure and issues upcoming GDPR dates for your diary
The new ePrivacy Regulation: how will it impact your business?
The new PEC Reg: official draft published; join our webinar for a first look on 19 January
GDPR: guidance released by Article 29 Working Party on DPO thresholds, lead authorities for cross border processing and data portability
European Court of Justice rules against UK Government over data retention
Author: David Banks, journalist, consultant
Distressing images from the Westminster terror attack
Reporting Restrictions in Ambridge (Slight Return)
Seven deadly sins of court reporting
Why the media should not back Brexit
Reporting restrictions in Ambridge
Revenge porn – how victim anonymity will protect defendants
The Sun’s ‘Queen Backs Brexit’ splash – issues for IPSO
Sexual offence anonymity – newsrooms beware
Publisher: DLA Piper
Updated by a team of enthusiastic and specialist lawyers and business advisors, focusing on a number of hot topics and trends, such as cloud computing, cookie developments and data protection.
Managing unlimited demands for unlimited liability in GDPR contracts
Dawson-Damer Subject Access case: Nowhere to hide when dealing with requests
Trump's Executive Order casts doubt on the validity of Privacy Shield
Understanding the one-stop-shop principle
Looking to brush up on your privacy training?
The Tele2/Watson case: What are the key takeaways? …and what is to become of the new Investigatory Powers Act?
The new e-Privacy Regulation - What you need to know
Belgian Privacy Commission launches public consultation on its draft data protection impact assessment guidance
Author: Heather Brooke
Information rights issues from award-winning journalist and information rights activist.
Article: Transparency, tax and the Panama Papers
Article: Britain’s Investigatory Powers Bill is extraordinary – for all the wrong reasons
Article: The Independent Surveillance Review Panel
Article: England’s antiquated court system
A riposte to Russell Brand & a cheer for democracy
CitizenFour portrays the haunting, human sides of state surveillance
On Channel 4 News discussing UK’s emergency surveillance laws
Article: Review of The People’s Platform
Publisher: Hogan Lovells
ICO Issues Fine for Marketing Emails Disguised as Service Messages
FTC and NHTSA to Explore Vehicle Privacy and Security Issues
FTC Hosts FinTech Forum on Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain Technologies, Part II
FTC Hosts FinTech Forum on Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain Technologies
UK ICO Publishes Guidance on Consent Under GDPR
Health Company Fined by UK’s Information Commissioner Office
Privacy and Cybersecurity March 2017 Events
FCC Chairman Announces Intent to Stay Broadband Data Security Rules
Publisher: Information Commissioner
Information Governance Survey: What councils need to do now
AI, machine learning and personal data
ICO guidance for consent in the GDPR
Big data and the insurance sector
ICO International Strategy
GDPR guidance in 2017
ICO issues £1m fines to cold call crooks – with your help
Being held to ransom?
Author: Jon Baines, LLM in Information Rights Law and Practice, University of Northumbria
I'm interested in all aspects of the fast-developing field of Information Rights, but, specifically, I speak and write about Data Protection and Freedom of Information and related issues.
MPs have rights too
Why what Which did wears my patience thin
Data Protection distress compensation for CCTV intrusion
ICO FOI Decision Notices – insufficient attention to detail?
Get rights right, gov.uk
Don’t be so soft
An adequate response to Brexit?
A Massive Impact for the ICO?
Author: International Forum for Responsible Media (Inforrm)
We believe in an independent, strong, free and responsible mass media. But with those privileges go responsibilities. The media's right to freedom of expression must be properly balanced against the rights to privacy and reputation which are an essential part of human dignity.
The “Journalism Exemption” in the Data Protection Act: Part 2, Some Practicalities – Hugh Tomlinson QC
Libel Litigation: Jackson, Fixed Costs and Case Management – Mathilde Groppo
The “Journalism Exemption” in the Data Protection Act: Part 1, The Law – Hugh Tomlinson QC
How Dacre and the Mail are making the case for section 40 – Brian Cathcart
Law and Media Round Up – 27 March 2017
Inforrm Blog – (Belated) Seventh Birthday Greetings
Transparency Project: Family Court Reporting Watch – Weekly Round-Up No. 19
Twitter, defamation and “serious harm” – David Rolph
Author: TJ McIntyre, solicitor, lecturer in the School of Law, University College Dublin
Information Technology law issues with a focus on freedom of expression, privacy and other fundamental rights.
Search warrants and privacy in Ireland - CRH, Irish Cement & Lynch v. CCPC
Destroying the history of those victimised by the State
How trustworthy is Microsoft's "data trustee"?
Law Society Annual Human Rights Conference
Whitewashing your internet profile: political edition
Downloading or accessing certain material could constitute a criminal offence
PPS numbers: internet saviours?
"Homophobe" brings Ireland's first "right to be forgotten" court case
Author: Marcus Tearle
Discussion of legal developments from a lawyer with an interest in technology, outsourcing and the regulation of information.
“All Reasonable” and “best” endeavours - how far must you go?
Mitigating loss under English Law - Bulkhaul v Rhodia and Linklaters v McAlpine
Macmillan Ordered to Pay Out £11 million After SFO Bribery Investigation
Outsourcing In Financial Services
All You Need To Know About The New Bribery Act In 5 Bullet Points
Author: Judith Townend
Media law and ethics for online publishers, with a specific focus on English law.
An inappropriate gavel
Legal records and the ‘right to be forgotten’: Google Spain blog series and event
A sensible proposal for online recording of reporting restrictions
The impact of libel and privacy on UK-based online journalists, bloggers and hyperlocals – some survey data
SLS Media & Communications Section: Call for Papers 2014
Promotion: IBC Defamation and Privacy Conference 2014
Upcoming event, 24 January 2014, Oxford: The challenges of citizen journalism – Technology and the law
Job opportunity: Legal officer at the Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI)
Author: 11KBW Information Law Practice Group
Information law is about the right to know and the right to keep private - and it is also about the ever-shifting boundary between those rights. It encompasses areas such as data protection, freedom of information, the protection of private information under article 8 of the ECHR, breach of confidence and the regulation of surveillance. It is a fascinating and fast-moving area of the law
The practicalities of the GDPR: breach notification, consent
Vexatious Requests and the EIR: Case Closed?
Yet another subject access judgment…
Section 32 DPA: Resistance not Futile
Data Protection and the Media Mainstream
11KBW Information Law Conference 2017
Dawson-Damer: The Irresistible Rise of the DPA
Don’t be a data protection fundamentalist
Author: Paul Bernal, Lecturer in IT, IP and Media Law at the University of East Anglia Law School
Privacy, human rights, Law, the internet and more.
The internet, privacy and terrorism…
Blinded… a short poem for World Poetry Day
Closed borders and closing minds?
The Investigatory Powers Act: still a question of trust…
Guest post: A rebuttal of what constitutes discrimination
Five reasons NOT to use Facebook posts for insurance premiums…
Brexit and consequences…
A poem for Theresa May
Links to news items about legal and regulatory aspects of the internet and the information society, particularly those relating to information content, and market and technology.
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EU - Public consultation on the review of the EU copyright rules
Open data and German coalition agreement - a step forward
EU - Commission urges industry to deliver innovative solutions for greater access to online content
UK - Report: ESDS generates value for money
Creative Commons seeks opinions on first overhaul of licences in five years
Author: Specialist lawyers at RPC
Developments in UK privacy law written intended to keep RPC's Privacy Law Handbook up-to-date; also a useful source of current information to those without access to the book.
Author: Campaign for Freedom of Information
News, views and updates on the UK FOIA, worldwide FOI and open government.
FOI case law update - 28 November 2013
76 organisations call on government to drop proposed FOI restrictions
MPs call for extension of the FOI Act to cover contracted out public services
Practical training on using the FOI Act
Private member's bill would identify FOI requesters
FOI case law update - 5 June 2013
Using the FOI Act! Training for requesters, 23 April 2013
Questions in House of Lords on Government plans to amend the FOI Act