Privacy

By PA Mediapoint and Press Gazette 23 July 11:28
The toddler son of singer Adele (pictured above, Reuters) has accepted a five-figure sum in damages in settlement of a privacy case brought by his parents over paparazzi photos of his "milestone moments".
By William Turvill 15 July 9:11
Bing.com, which has recieved a "small fraction" of Google's take-down requests, is in the process of “developing an appropriate system”, which is expected to launch “soon”.
By PA Medialawyer and Press Gazette 14 July 9:48
Former head lawyer at The Times Alastair Brett is to appeal against his £30,000 fine and six-month suspension for misleading the High Court in the Nightjack case.
By William Turvill 11 July 9:13
David Drummond (pictured, Reuters), who is also the company’s senior vice-president for corporate development, said that it has received 70,000 take-down requests covering 250,000 web pages since May.
By Press Gazette 10 July 8:39
He said the Government was opposing moves to introduce such a rule in negotiations between the 28 member states.
By William Turvill 01 July 8:45
The Sun was the first newspaper to report that Harris, who was yesterday convicted of 12 sex attacks on four girls, in April last year – the month after his arrest, and five months after he was initially questioned by police.
By PA Media Lawyer 12 June 15:18
Hannah Weller said she wanted other parents to join her and "take a stand for all our children".
By Press Association 30 May 11:44
Two weeks ago, a European court ruled that internet users in Europe had the right to request information that they deemed damaging or a breach of privacy be removed from the results of searches with services like Google.
By Dominic Ponsford and William Turvill 30 May 10:12
The Mail website, which revealed the video in a world exclusive, has been accused of breaching the privacy and copyright of Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik.
By Cleland Thom 27 May 11:49
Journalists are already being affected by the fall-out from the European court’s decision on the ‘Right to be forgotten’ last week.
By Dominic Ponsford 27 May 9:13
British newspapers have declined to publish a revealing photo of the Duchess of Cambridge which has appeared in German tabloid newspaper Bild.
By William Turvill and Press Association 19 May 12:02
A man has lost his appeal for a Newsquest newspaper to remove an archived story on his fraud conviction from its website.
By Dominic Ponsford 19 May 11:40
News UK has failed in a bid to get two civil legal actions arising from the Operation Elveden investigation into payments by journalists to public officials struck out. Model Sarah Hannon and airline pilot Daniel Dufour are both suing Sun publisher News Group Newspapers (part of News UK) and the Met Police for breach of privacy over stories in The Sun.
By PA Mediapoint 16 May 9:39
A British politician seeking re-election has made requests to Google to have results removed from the search engine following the "right to be forgotten" ruling.
By Cleland Thom 14 May 12:16

Journalists will find it harder to research stories following yesterday’s European Court ruling in Google’

European Union Court of Justice - Peter Fuchs/Shutterstock.com
By Press Association 14 May 9:47
In an advisory judgment stemming from a lawsuit against Google that will impact on all search engines, including Yahoo and Bing, the Court of Justice of the European Union said a search on a person's name yields a results page that amounts to an individual profile, one that a person has some right to control under European privacy laws.
By Dominic Ponsford 22 April 10:19
The Australian media has been accused of invading the privacy of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge photographing them on private property during their day off.
By Dominic Ponsford 16 April 12:08
The photographs were taken on 16 October 2012 by an unnamed photographer in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, and showed Weller and the children out shopping in the street, and relaxing at a café on the edge of the street.
By PA Media Lawyer 02 April 9:45
A High Court judge has criticised lawyers representing two health authorities for not having given journalists enough warning about a hearing relating to the treatment of a mentally ill woman.
By Press Gazette 28 March 8:52
A French court has ordered a gossip magazine to pay €15,000 for publishing photos of what it said was President Francois Hollande visiting an actress for a secret tryst.

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