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Already-published information ensures anonymity for privacy case subject, rules court – OUT-LAW.com

“The identity of a person at the centre of an alleged photograph and video blackmail attempt can stay anonymous, the High Court has ruled. Anonymity is required because some information about the case is already in the public domain, it said.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 24th January 2011

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Animal rights activists jailed for terrorising suppliers to Huntingdon Life Sciences – The Guardian

“Five animal rights activists who waged a relentless campaign of “violence and terror” against companies and individuals linked to Huntingdon Life Sciences were jailed today.”

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The Guardian, 25th October 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Arsonist’s £445,000 payback to Worcestershire victims – BBC News

“A criminal who terrorised the elderly residents of a mobile home park must pay his victims £445,000.”

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BBC News, 30th March 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Teenager’s torturers jailed for 40 years – The Independent

“A gang who kidnapped and tortured a 16-year-old boy have been jailed for 40 years, it was confirmed today.”

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The Independent, 11th March 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

High Court orders disclosure of Wikipedia user’s IP address in blackmail case – OUT-LAW.com

“The High Court has ordered the publishers of the Wikipedia user-generated encyclopaedia to reveal information which could identify a contributor in a blackmail case involving an unnamed famous businesswoman.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 3rd December 2009

Source: www.out-law.com

Man jailed over fake bomb in bank – BBC News

“A man has been jailed for five years for leaving a fake bomb in a bank in Gloucester with a note to the manager saying: ‘Many lives are in your hands’.”

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BBC News, 10th September 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Abuse victim jailed for blackmail – BBC News

“A sex abuse victim has been jailed for six years for blackmailing the man who abused him.”

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BBC News, 28th August 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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