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Privacy law: what’s the way ahead? – The Guardian

“David Cameron says he is ‘uneasy’ about the development of a privacy law by judges based on the European Convention. How can we balance the right to publication with the right to privacy?”

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The Guardian, 26th April 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Have super-injunctions killed the kiss’n’tell? – The Guardian

“For the best part of half a century, kiss’n’tell stories have been guaranteed sales-winners for popular newspapers. The earliest examples – Christine Keeler and Diana Dors spring to mind – were tame stuff compared with their modern equivalents.”

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The Guardian, 20th April 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Freed man in court secrecy battle – Daily Telegraph

“A businessman cleared of rape was told by social workers that he could not live with his young daughter and was then banned from asking his MP for help.”

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Daily Telegraph, 10th April 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

John Kampfner: The worrying rise of the rich man’s weapon of justice – The Independent

“Just when you think you are over the worst, the forces of secrecy bite back. No sooner had the Government published a draft Defamation Bill, going some way to reversing many of the most hideous aspects of Britain’s libel laws, than the judiciary set a dangerous new precedent.”

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The Independent, 1st April 2011

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Superinjunction scores legal first for nameless financier in libel action – The Guardian

“A wealthy financier involved in a family dispute has made British legal history by winning anonymity in a libel case. This latest court attempt to censor internet material has led to claims that free speech is being further eroded in Britain.”

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The Guardian, 29th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Goldsmith wins high court orders – The Independent

“Tory MP Zac Goldsmith, his ex-wife Sheherazade and sister Jemima Khan have won High Court orders preventing the disclosure of private information, it emerged today.”

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The Independent, 22nd March 2011

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Libel reform: government’s proposals – The Guardian

Read the draft defamation bill and consultation in full

The Guardian, 15th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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