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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.
British government’s new ‘anti-fake news’ unit has been tried before – and it got out of hand
Annual Conference 2017 Resources
Co-existing with HAL 9000: Being Human in a World with AI
Emotion detection, personalisation and autonomous decision-making online
Personal Data as an Asset: Design and Incentive Alignments in a Personal Data Economy
AI trust and AI fears: A media debate that could divide society
A Prediction about Predictions
How websites watch your every move and ignore privacy settings
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
Many Data Protection Bill exemptions are expanded, unexplained and some permit unlawful processing
New Year resolution: “I will collect details of transfers from the European Union into the UK and vice-versa”
Under the GDPR, does processing personal data “in the public interest” permit “function creep"?
A Framework to undermine the ICO’s ability to enforce the new Data Protection Bill across the public sector
Health and Social Work public bodies do not need to rely on data subject consent for the processing of personal data
DPBill provides flexible grounds for public bodies when processing personal data for their statutory functions
DP Bill’s new immigration exemption can put EU citizens seeking a right to remain at considerable disadvantage
Is the definition of “personal data” in new DP Bill correct?
Author: David Banks, journalist, consultant
Distressing images from the Westminster terror attack
Reporting Restrictions in Ambridge (Slight Return)
Seven deadly sins of court reportingi
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.
Publisher: Hogan Lovells
European Commission and Article 29 Working Party Urge Respect for International Law in Data Cases
Misunderstandings, Panic and Priorities in the Year of the GDPR
Privacy and Cybersecurity Upcoming 2018 Events
Thinking Strategically About Brexit and Data Protection
Aetna $17.2 Million Breach Settlement Brings Lessons for Handling Health Data
Navigating the Road Ahead: Auto Industry Stakeholders and Regulators Convene to Discuss Connected Vehicle Privacy
Council e-Privacy Regulation Negotiations Critical for the Future of IoT and AdTech
Why Companies in Mexico Should Reassess Their Compliance with Data Privacy Protocols—and Their Risk of a Data Breach
Publisher: Information Commissioner
Meltdown and Spectre – what should organisations be doing to protect people’s personal data?
GDPR is not Y2K
ICO seeks comment on draft Children and GDPR guidance
Update on ICO investigation into data analytics for political purposes
The 12 ways that Christmas shoppers can keep children and data safe when buying smart toys and devices
Changes to Binding Corporate Rules applications to the ICO
Personal data must be safe from prying eyes
Pan fydd ymchwil farchnad wleidyddol yn croesi’r llinell
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.
Data protection and fake pornography
Rennard, the facts
On the breach
My small business advice…let’s be blunt.
A royal letter before claim
This old world will never change
FOIA’s not the only route
Serious DCMS error about consent and data protection
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.
Australia: Welcome to the new (old) moralism: how the media’s coverage of the Barnaby Joyce affair harks back to the 1950s – Denis Muller
Data Protection and Press Bullying: A response – Max Mosley
Social media content moderation and removal policies: Some rare insights – Yair Cohen
Freedom and the Local Press: A CEO’s misleading message to readers – Brian Cathcart
Case Law, Northern Ireland: Arthurs v NGN, no reasonable expectation of privacy in father’s criminal convictions – Ciaran O’Shiel and Charlotte Turk
Press Sustainability Review: A Total Sham, Part 2 – Julian Petley
Canada: Haaretz.com v Goldhar: Supreme Court set to pronounce on forum and jurisdiction in Internet libel claim – Natasha Holcroft-Emmess
Press Sustainability Review: A Total Sham, Part 1 – Julian Petley
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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.
Ireland must learn from UK data protection and ID disasters
Letter regarding the Public Services Card
Oversight of phone tapping in Ireland: still inadequate
Back in the saddle
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
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
Data protection in the Court of Appeal & the right to be forgotten
Subject access – enforcement notice issued to MOJ
Group litigation and territorial jurisdiction – Schrems v Facebook round 2
11KBW Annual Information Law Conference 2018
Security bodies and legal advice: some Upper Tribunal droning
Candy Crush (-es Holyoake)
Brussels for Christmas: Examining Data Protection
A Green Willow Must be my Garland
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.
Free speech, safe spaces and hypocrisy
Guest Post: Your Immigration Status, Please!
The Twelve Days of Brexit
John Lewis, Brexit… and Goldilocks!
Listen to the privacy geeks…
A poem for Brexit
The Return of Mr Gove!
A few words on Labour
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
Author: Heather Brooke
Information rights issues from award-winning journalist and information rights activist.