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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.
Richard Danbury: Cliff Richard and Private Investigations
Bethany Shiner: How Does the Data Protection Act 2018 Empower the Information Commissioner to Tackle the Misuse of Personal Data in Political Campaigns?
“The Internet: To Regulate or Not To Regulate” – ILPC written evidence
ILPC Annual Conference 2018 Call for Papers
ILPC Seminar: EU Report on Fake News and Online Disinformation, 30th April 2018
Money, law and courage: the varied roles of the UK Information Commissioner
Event: Joining The Circle: capturing the zeitgeist of ‘Big Tech’ companies, social media speech and privacy
New approach to media cases at the Royal Courts of Justice is a welcome development
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
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”
Under the GDPR, does processing personal data “in the public interest” permit “function creep"?
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
People issues in TMT - Protecting business assets from rogue employees
Autumn Legal Update 2018
Asset Management 2025
Whistleblowing in Germany
Data privacy and human error: a cautionary tale
Data protection in terms of POPIA and the GDPR
How have politicians used our data? The ICO updates on its largest investigation to date
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.
To keep or not to keep: data retention challenges and solutions
Privacy Shield - Euro parliament score: nil points
First complaints under the GDPR lodged within hours...
Happy GDPR Day!
Birth announcement: Proud parents, the EU, welcome the GDPR!
CNIL issues guidelines to companies for GDPR compliance
Convicted on the merits: Facebook must play by the Belgian privacy and cookie rules
GDPR + e-Privacy = :-(
Publisher: Hogan Lovells
Now Available: California Consumer Privacy Act: What you need to know now webinar recording and slides
Webinar Invitation — California Consumer Privacy Act: What You Need to Know Now
The Future of International Data Transfers
Cookie Consent Is the New Panic
Privacy and Cybersecurity July 2018 Events
California Enacts Sweeping New Comprehensive Privacy Legislation
Asia Pacific Data Protection and Cybersecurity Regulation: 2017 in Review and Looking Ahead to 2018
Hogan Lovells Updates Practical GDPR Guide
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.
GDPR doesn’t always mean “opt in”
FOI needs a strong regulator
It’s not fine
STOP THE NONSENSE PLEASE
ICO newsletter: direct marketing, but no need to “reconsent”
When will it all stop?
Perennial message about GDPR
It’s all about the fineszzzzz
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.
IPSO Committee betrays its absolute lack of independence via its front-page policy – Jonathan Coad
Reputation beyond Defamation – David Rolph
Clearing your name: the devil is in the detail – Alistair Parker
Case Law, Australia: Pahuja v TCN Channel Nine, Channel Nine’s “disgraceful” story, $300,000 damages – Justin Castelan
Libel Injunctions: Time to revisit the rule in Bonnard v Perryman? – Helena Shipman
Consultation on Open Justice: Proposed Changes to CPR Part 39
Inforrm is taking a Summer Break
‘Fake news’ and Facebook: symptoms not causes of democratic decline – Des Freedman
NTIA’s International Internet Policy Priorities for 2018 and Beyond
District Court Rules “Direct Drop” Voicemails Subject to TCPA
French Supervisory Authority Issues 2 GDPR Warnings
India’s Committee of Experts Releases Draft Personal Data Protection Bill
Secretary Azar Says HHS Will Reform Health Privacy Regulations
The GDPR and Blockchain
Dutch Supervisory Authority Announces GDPR Investigation
Covington Artificial Intelligence Update: China’s Framework of AI Standards Moves Ahead
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
The Metaphysics of Information Separation
DPA Claims Against the Press: The Stunt Continues
Costs and Vexatiousness: Upper Tribunal Updates
Identifiability and the Unmotivated Intruder
Have You Found Jesus? The CJEU Has
Data Protection in the CJEU: Developments
Mixed Data in the Court of Appeal
TLT in the Court of Appeal
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.
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!
Listen to the privacy geeks…
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.