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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.
Book Launch and Expert Panel Discussion: Law, Policy and the Internet
Knowledge isn’t power: knowledge helps you flourish
Gendered AI and the role of data protection law
From Archive to Database: Reflections on the History of Laws Governing Access to Information
Reform charity law to allow funding of public interest journalism
Carnegie UK Trust: A proposal for harm reduction in Social media – Lorna Woods
Fixing Copyright Reform: How to Address Online Infringement and Bridge the Value Gap
Richard Danbury: Cliff Richard and Private Investigations
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
Is the ICO’s view of “lawful processing” under the GDPR wrong?
Data Protection Act 2018 helps employers to resist subject access requests from employees
European Commission rejects Government’s approach for personal data transfers as ICO doubts the UK will obtain an adequacy decision
Confidential employment reference exemption in DPBill drafted so that references are no longer available to employees
Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, Dr. Kogan and a data protection analysis
How the Data Protection Bill reduces data subject rights and, in particular, workers’ rights
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”
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
Publisher: Simmons & Simmons
First Criminal sentence obtained by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)
Breakfast Briefing #MeToo - Herausforderung für die Personal- und Compliance-Abteilungen
Court of Appeal upholds vicarious liability finding after malicious data breach: WM Morrison Supermarkets plc v Various Claimants
Hong Kong CPD day 2018
Cybersecurity and Digital Health: Diabolus ex Machina?
EU Data protection laws can be enforced by competitors under German Unfair Competition Law
Predicting the Future of Cryptoassets
Labour laws in Hong Kong and the PRC: What do employers most need to know?
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.
What does the draft withdrawal agreement mean for data protection?
Are data subjects always right, even when they are wrong?
Brexit and Data Protection: Blue Passports for Data Exports?
Morrisons loses its challenge over data breach liability – an important judgment for employers
CNIL publishes updates on GDPR
The Belgian data protection framework
Every vendor wants to be… a data controller?!
Post-GDPR French Data Protection Law adopted
Publisher: Hogan Lovells
Recap of the OCR/NIST Conference on Safeguarding Health Information
Data Protection and the Draft EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement: Ten Initial Conclusions
Update: Vietnam’s New Cybersecurity Law
Busting the Myth: Compliance with the ‘Gold Standard’ of the GDPR Does Not Buy You a ‘Free Pass’ Under China’s New Personal Information Guidelines
U.S. Court Allows Video Deposition Over EU Deponent’s Privacy Objections
Privacy and Cybersecurity November 2018 Events
California Consumer Privacy Act: The Challenge Ahead – CCPA and Employee Data
Proposed Changes to FDA Guidance for the Content of Premarket Submissions for Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Devices: What you Should Know
Publisher: Information Commissioner
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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.
There’s nothing like transparency…
ICO – “we’re very sorry we fined you”
The wheels of the Ministry of Justice
Prospective customers and PECR
GDPR – an unqualified right to rectification?
(Data)setting an example
What’s in a name?
GDPR doesn’t always mean “opt in”
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.
Case Law, Australia: Jones & Australian Shareholder Centre PL v Aussie Networks PL & Eiby, Share trader’s defamation claims collapse – Justin Castelan
Ethical questions over Number 10’s social media push for Brexit deal – Toby S James
How new media recycles the mainstream press – Sean Dodson
A regulatory Trojan horse: decrypting calls for a Federal consumer privacy law in the United States – Suneet Sharma
Case Law: Price v MGN, “Disgraced” chief constable’s libel claim not an abuse – Mathilde Groppo
Law and Media Round Up – 12 November 2018 [Updated]
Blasphemy law is repealed in Ireland, enforced in Pakistan, and a problem in many Christian and Muslim countries
Bob the Builder: can IPSO fix it? – Paul Magrath
CNIL imposes GDPR-consent in online advertising space
Supreme Court to Hear Case Regarding Deference to Federal Agencies on Statutory Interpretation
European Regulators Are Intensifying GDPR Enforcement
The CNIL Publishes Report On Blockchain and the GDPR
Wyden Releases Draft Privacy Bill Increasing FTC Authority, Providing for Civil Fines and Criminal Penalties
Canadian Privacy Commissioner Releases Official Guidance as Data Breach Law Takes Effect
NIST Begins Developing a Voluntary Online Privacy Framework
Litigation Options For Post-Cyberattack ‘Active Defense’
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)
Publisher: Mishcon de Reya
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
Brexit and Data Protection: Update
Vicarious liability for data breaches: Court of Appeal dismisses Morrisons’ challenge
Inconsequential data protection breaches: High Court blocks big-money action against Google
The Court of Human Rights Remembers the Right to be Forgotten
The Metaphysics of Information Separation
DPA Claims Against the Press: The Stunt Continues
Costs and Vexatiousness: Upper Tribunal Updates
Identifiability and the Unmotivated Intruder
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, Warts and All: Free Speech, Privacy and Truth
Guest Post: Upskirting and Human Rights
Guest post: Data Retention: I can’t believe it’s not lawful, can you? A response to Anthony Speaight QC
A few words on the University strike…
Free speech, safe spaces and hypocrisy
Guest Post: Your Immigration Status, Please!
The Twelve Days of Brexit
John Lewis, Brexit… and Goldilocks!
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.