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Legal records and the 'right to be forgotten': Google Spain blog series and event

Professor Lorna Woods, University of Essex, has put together a fantastic panel of lawyers to digest and discuss the long-awaited ECJ judgment in the Google Spain case… 125 more words


Monitoring the effect of changes to defamation statute and procedure

The Defamation Act 2013 is now in force. In a press release the government claims it “reverses the chilling effect on freedom of expression current libel law has allowed, and the prevention of legitimate debate we have seen in the past”. 374 more words

Media Law

What data should the Ministry of Justice open up?

The Ministry of Justice has listed 43 unpublished data-sets that could be opened up for public use.

It is part of a public consultation on the National Information Infrastructure (NII), … 958 more words


Open courts data, open justice… and the right to be forgotten?

I dipped my toe in the curious world of data protection enforcement yesterday , at the first joint seminar of the DP Forum and NADPO (The National Association of Data Protection Officers). 772 more words


The ‘public’ in the Public Inquiry

This post originally appeared in Three-D Issue 20 – the Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association (Meccsa) newsletter. 

The public was supposed to be at the heart of the Leveson Inquiry. 558 more words


Open letter: Justice and Security Bill is 'a charter for cover ups'

My name is among the signatories of this open letter written in protest at the measures proposed in the Justice and Security Bill, which has reached… 198 more words


New paper: Leveson online - A publicly reported inquiry

My paper on public access to the Leveson Inquiry has been published in the new issue of Ethical Space, The International Journal of Communication Ethics. 185 more words