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17 Aug 2020, 2:44 am by INFORRM
In the case of R (on the application of Bridges) v Chief Constable of South Wales Police ([2020] EWCA Civ 1058) the Court of Appeal held that the live automated facial recognition technology (“AFR”) used by the South Wales Police Force (“SWP”) was unlawful as it was not “in accordance with law” for the purposes of Article 8 of the ECHR. [read post]
4 Apr 2013, 5:07 pm by INFORRM
The decision of the Court of Human Rights in Novaya Gazeta v Russia ([2013] ECHR 251) is an interesting reminder of the requirement of journalistic responsibility even in the context of public interest articles about politicians. [read post]
7 Jul 2015, 4:09 pm by INFORRM
On 11 June 2015, the Court of Appeal for British Columbia handed down judgment in the controversial case of Equuestek Solutions v Google Inc (2015 BCCA 265) dismissing Google’s appeal against a worldwide injunction ordering it to remove websites from search results (2014 BCSC 1063). [read post]
20 Dec 2019, 4:25 pm by INFORRM
– Brian Cathcart Case Law, Strasbourg: ML and WW v Germany, Article 8 right to be forgotten and the media – Hugh Tomlinson QC and Aidan Wills Case Law: Venables v News Group Papers, Application to Vary Confidentiality Injunction Dismissed, PJS extended – Samuel Rowe Case Law: Lachaux v Independent Print, Supreme Court abolished common law presumption of damage in libel cases – Mathilde Groppo Supreme Court considers social media defamation: context… [read post]
25 Oct 2015, 1:14 pm by INFORRM
 Hugh Tomlinson QC argued that the time had come to recognise an “image right” in English law. [read post]
8 Sep 2015, 4:22 pm by INFORRM
On 26 August 2015, Stephens J sitting in the Queen’s Bench Division in Northern Ireland, handed down judgment in the case of McAuley v Sunday Newspapers Ltd ([2015] NIQB 74). [read post]
23 Jul 2015, 4:50 pm by INFORRM
In the case of Niemela v Google (2015 BCSC 1024) the Supreme Court of British Columbia dismissed a claim for a worldwide interim libel injunction against Google by a Vancouver lawyer who had been subject to online abuse by someone he alleged to have been a former client and entered summary judgment for Google. [read post]
21 Aug 2014, 5:20 pm by INFORRM
In the case of Bleyer v Google ([2014] NSWSC 897) the Supreme Court of New South Wales stayed a libel action  against Google Inc based on defamatory snippets because the resources of the court and the parties that would be expended were disproportionate to the plaintiff’s interest in obtaining vindication. [read post]
22 Sep 2014, 5:30 pm by INFORRM
In the cases of Karácsony and v Hungary and Szél v.Hungary (applications nos. 42461/13 and 44357/13) decided on 16 September 2014 the Second Section of the European Court of Human Rights held that financial sanctions imposed by the Speaker on demonstrating members of the opposition in the Hungarian Parliament were a violation of Article 10. [read post]
20 Dec 2019, 4:57 am by CMS
The UKSC Blog was conceived in 2009 by two individuals: Hugh Tomlinson QC of Matrix Chambers and Dan Tench, partner at CMS. [read post]
22 Dec 2017, 2:35 am by INFORRM
– Philip Steele News: Privacy injunction granted against the Sun, first reported privacy injunction of 2017 Case Report: Jack Monroe v Katie Hopkins, Days 1 and 2: claimant’s evidence and defendant’s closing submissions Case Law: Jack Monroe v Katie Hopkins, Success for claimant in Twitter libel case – Nathan Capone Case Law, India: Puttaswamy v Union of India, Supreme Court recognises a constitutional right to privacy in a landmark judgment – Hugh… [read post]
24 Dec 2016, 5:31 am by INFORRM
The top 10 posts of 2016 were as follows (in descending order) Case Law: PJS v News Group Newspapers, Court of Appeal grants privacy injunction – Sara Mansoori and Aidan Wills How to avoid defamation – Steven Price News: Daily Mail loses Human Rights Act challenge to CFA success fees and insurance premiums Defamation Act 2013: A Summary and Overview – Iain Wilson and Max Campbell Media and Information Cases before the Appellate and European Courts in 2016 [Updated3] News:… [read post]
22 Dec 2018, 3:24 am by INFORRM
The top 10 posts of 2018 were as follows (in descending order) Top 10 Defamation Cases of 2017, a selection – Suneet Sharma Case Law, India: Puttaswamy v Union of India, Supreme Court recognises a constitutional right to privacy in a landmark judgment – Hugh Tomlinson QC Lord Hain and Privilege: When power, wealth and abuse combine to subvert the rule of law – Paul Wragg Data Protection: Overview of the Case Law in 2017 Case Law: LJY v Persons… [read post]
30 Sep 2017, 7:15 am by INFORRM
The most popular Inforrm posts of the summer covered a variety of themes: News: Defamation and “Serious Harm” Court of Appeal dismisses Lachaux appeal Seamus Milne and the ‘Mystery Blonde’: Five years after Leveson the press still ignores privacy – Hugh Tomlinson QC Newspapers how near is the end? [read post]
23 Dec 2015, 4:08 pm by INFORRM
Hugh Tomlinson QC Case Law: Gulati v MGN Ltd, A landmark decision on the quantum of privacy damages – Hugh Tomlinson QC and Sara Mansoori How to avoid defamation – Steven Price Defamation Act 2013: Does section 1 replace the test of the hypothetical reasonable reader by that of the twitter troll? [read post]
30 Jul 2017, 4:03 pm by INFORRM
 The top ten posts of the past 12 months were as follows: Case Preview: Jack Monroe v Katie Hopkins, Twitter libel trial about meaning and serious harm How to avoid defamation – Steven Price Defamation Act 2013: A Summary and Overview – Iain Wilson and Max Campbell Case Report: Jack Monroe v Katie Hopkins, Libel Trial, Day 3: Claimants closing submissions, judgment reserved Is there is any difference between the public interest and the interest of the public – Brian Cathcart… [read post]