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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.
Co-existing with HAL 9000: Being Human in a World with AI
Call for Papers: Global Fake News and Defamation Symposium
Has Facebook finally given up chasing teenagers? It’s complicated
Why the very idea of ‘screen time’ is muddled and misguided
Social media genie won’t go back in the bottle, so we must teach youngsters to use it wisely
Call for Papers: Financing and the Right to Science in Technology Transfer in the SDGs
Information Law and Policy Centre’s Annual Conference 2017 – Children and Digital Rights: Regulating Freedoms and Safeguards
Transferring personal data outside the EU: Clarification from the ECJ?
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
Draconian powers in EU Withdrawal Bill can negate new Data Protection law
UK's Data Protection Bill to be published in September
Royal Free Undertaking exposes weakness in data protection enforcement regime
Queen's Speech and the promised “Data Protection (Exemptions from GDPR) Bill”
Conservative manifesto hints at gradual ECHR withdrawal and the establishment of a national population register?
Is the NHS ransomware incident a reportable data loss?
Commissioner should enforce First Principle when personal data are processed in breach of Article 8 ECHR
Digital Economy Bill changes “personal data” definition and increases risk of an inadequacy determination
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.
AEPD fines facebook
Top tips for drafting global data protection terms
ICO guidance: a good re-SAR-lt for controllers?
Employee Monitoring - the Article 29 Working Party refreshes its opinion
Belgian DPA publishes recommendation on GDPR record keeping obligation
Let’s sort out this profiling and consent debate once and for all.
The great unsolved data protection challenges of our time (at least for now)
D.P.O. guidance: clear as M.U.D?
Publisher: Hogan Lovells
Focus on Google DeepMind under the GDPR’s Lens
European Court Proposes Criteria for Assessing Employee Monitoring Activities
European Court to France: DNA Database Violates Fundamental Rights
8th Circuit Affirms Standing as Barrier in Data Breach Class Actions
Former FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez Joins Hogan Lovells Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice
E-mail Marketing at Your Peril
Germany Publishes English Version of its National GDPR Implementation Act
The Ninth Circuit Revives Consumer Class Action, Finding Intangible Harm Sufficient to Confer Article III Standing
Publisher: Information Commissioner
GDPR – setting the record straight on data breach reporting
GDPR is an evolution in data protection, not a burdensome revolution
Consent is not the ‘silver bullet’ for GDPR compliance
GDPR – sorting the fact from the fiction
Information Commissioner encourages disclosure of fire safety information in light of the Grenfell Tower tragedy
When is a breach not a breach?
Subject access policy updated after court rulings on disproportionate effort
Four lessons NHS Trusts can learn from the Royal Free case
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.
Serious DCMS error about consent and data protection
DCMS Statement of Intent on the Data Protection Bill
GDPR could cost Rotherham man more than the world’s entire money
On some sandy beach
An enforcement gap?
Making even more criminals
Data Protection (and other) compensation awarded against Ombudsman
Making criminals of us all
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.
Could Snapchat’s biggest selling point now be its downfall? – Rebecca Mardon
Australia: Whose interests? Why defining the ‘public interest’ is such a challenge – Jane Johnston
Beyond cats and Kardashians: can journalism satisfy audiences without dumbing down? – Peter Fray
Case Law, Australia: Wilson v Bauer Media Pty Ltd, Rebel Wilson awarded defamation damages of $4.5 million
Can taking down websites really stop terrorists and hate groups? -Thomas Holt, Joshua D Freilich and Steven Chermak
Business as usual? The Court of Appeal considers the threshold for bringing a libel claim in Lachaux v Independent Print Ltd – Iain Wilson and Tom Double
News: Data Protection Bill published, the “journalistic exemption” remains
Lachaux, Seriously limiting serious harm – Nicola Cain
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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.
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
Whitewashing your internet profile: political edition
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 Data Protection Bill: some initial observations
Data protection developments: fines, group actions and right to be forgotten
Monitoring employees’ communications: the final word
Brexit and Data Protection
The Wages of Sin is: the Ability to Rely on Section 12
Government publishes data protection bill proposals
Brussels Update: Exams and Data Transfers
A global right to be forgotten?
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.
John Lewis, Brexit… and Goldilocks!
Listen to the privacy geeks…
A poem for Brexit
The Return of Mr Gove!
A few words on Labour
A disturbing plan for control…
Privacy and Security together…
The internet, privacy and terrorism…
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.