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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.
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
LSE Experts on T3: Omar Al-Ghazzi
Recent developments on freedom of expression, Dr David Goldberg
ILPC Annual Conference and Annual Lecture 2017 Children and Digital Rights: Regulating Freedoms and Safeguards
5th Winchester Conference on Trust, Risk, Information and the Law Wednesday 25 April 2018, Winchester, UK
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
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"?
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
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
Straight Talks Podcast: Data Privacy and Cybersecurity in the Age of Rolling Smart Devices
FCC Seeks to Refresh the TCPA Record
Upcoming Webinar: Worried about the GDPR? Don’t Panic!
The True Global Effect of the GDPR
Privacy and Cybersecurity May 2018 Events
SEC Issues New Interpretive Guidance on Cybersecurity Disclosures
Hogan Lovells Represents Sears in Achieving First-Ever Modification to FTC Privacy Consent Order
New Fee Charging Structure to Fund the UK Information Commissioner’s Office
Publisher: Information Commissioner
Facial recognition technology and law enforcement
Raising the bar – consent under the GDPR
New regulatory powers for the digital age
ICO seeks comments on draft Data Protection Impact Assessment guidance
A win for the data protection of UK consumers – WhatsApp signs public commitment not to share personal data with Facebook until data protection concerns are addressed
Making or selling Internet of Things (IoT) devices? Six reasons you need to be thinking about data protection
Meltdown and Spectre – what should organisations be doing to protect people’s personal data?
GDPR is not Y2K
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.
ICO newsletter: direct marketing, but no need to “reconsent”
When will it all stop?
Perennial message about GDPR
It’s all about the fineszzzzz
The “GDPR consent” email I’d like to receive
Data protection and fake pornography
Rennard, the facts
On the breach
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.
A more transparent and accountable Internet? Here’s how – Jonny Shipp
What Facebook isn’t telling us about its fight against online abuse – Laura Bliss
Matt Hancock makes himself “state approver” of press arbitration – Brian Cathcart
The government scuppers Leveson Part 2: is Britain’s press undermining democracy? – Steven Barnett
Law and Media Round Up – 21 May 2018
Suspect Anonymity: is it actually feasible? – Alistair Parker
What is doxxing, and why is it so scary? – Jasmine McNealy
Some problems with EU measures against fake news, Dutch Media v EU – Emiel Jurjens and Jens van den Brink
GDPR Applies From Today
The UK Adopts Data Protection Act 2018
Lawmakers Reintroduce “Do Not Track Kids” Bill
FCC Seeking Comment on Key TCPA Reform Issues in Wake of DC Circuit Ruling
Supreme Court Unanimously Holds that Unauthorized Driver Has Reasonable Expectation of Privacy in Rental Car
Covington IoT Update: U.S. Legislative Roundup on IoT
EU Releases e-Evidence Proposal for Cross-Border Data Access
Virginia Supreme Court Holds that Police License Plate Readers Collect Personal Information
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 DPA 2018 has landed (finally!)
Morrisons group action: claimants win, but get only 40% of their costs
The Data Protection Act 2018: nearly there
GDPR implementation: minor changes and big questions
Throttling Environmental Information
Open Up! Access to Upper Tribunal Files
Hail to the (New GRC) Chief
What’s in a Junior Civil Servant’s Name? Personal Data Stoopid
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: 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…
A poem for Brexit
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.