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The “Journalism Exemption” in the Data Protection Act: Part 1, The Law - Hugh Tomlinson QC

In recent years there has been a new focus by media lawyers on the operation of the “statutory privacy” provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 (“the DPA”).  2,005 more words

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States Take Up Internet Privacy As Trump Looks To Roll Back Rules

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – State legislatures around the country are taking up the issue of internet privacy in response to President Donald Trump and his administration’s efforts to roll back current rules. 198 more words

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Brits Want Access To Killer's Encrypted Messages On WhatsApp Moments Before London Rampage

MOUNTAIN VIEW (CBS SF) — British intelligence authorities want access to encrypted messages sent via WhatsApp before the terrorist attack in London that killed 5 and injured at least 50 people. 348 more words

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US government sued over 'suspicionless' device searches by customs officials | Law | The Guardian

Escalating concerns about US customs officials demanding access to travelers’ cellphones, tablets and laptops have prompted a leading free speech watchdog to take the government to court, to disclose its rules for digital privacy at the border. 125 more words

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And In The Never Bloody Mind Dept...

Ok, the blog is again public. Really, the readership was never high. I am not interesting enough, inspiring enough…and I am sick of narrowing it even more in the hopes of deeper conversations and meaningful connections.   207 more words

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