Information law

The Digital Services Act – changing the rules of business

The latest policy initiative to come out of the European Union towards the provision and regulation of digital services in the market place is the Digital Services Act (DSA) and its sister piece of legislation – the Digital Markets Act (DMA) – which seeks to build upon , expand and evolve the reach of the […]

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Information Rights: A Practitioner’s Guide to Data Protection, Freedom of Information and other Information Rights

Retaining the position it has held since first publication, the fifth edition of this leading practitioner text on information law has been thoroughly re-worked to provide comprehensive coverage of the Data Protection Act 2018 and the GDPR. Information Rights has been cited by the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and others, and is used by […]

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The new Centre for Law and Information Policy

Data are – or is – everything and everywhere, flowing through everyday life, our workplaces, our homes and our minds. Social, political and legal activity is documented and controlled through digital information records, affecting all UK citizens, even those who have never used the internet or a mobile phone. The question of how data and […]

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Recent developments in information law

Information law is a fast-moving and diverse area. It encompasses statutory rights of access to information, under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR), rights in respect of personal information, under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA), the right to respect for private life, under Article 8 of […]

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Keeping up with information law

Another legal topic that has developed hand in hand with the internet is information law – a small but perfectly formed area of law where there is a great deal of online update, comment and other activity, not just from qualified lawyers, but from journalists and rights activists. Here is a selection of key blogs […]

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