Privacy

By Press Gazette 13 August 11:10
Former boxing promoter Frank Maloney, who is now living as a woman, has revealed how she had to threaten injunctions to stop a newspaper revealing her sex change.
By Cleland Thom 07 August 13:52
Plans to give lifelong anonymity to young people involved in court proceedings are to be introduced by the Government.
By PA Media Lawyer 06 August 15:39
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales said at the announcement of the Wikimedia Foundation's first-ever transparency report in London, said the public had the "right to remember".
By PA Media Lawyer 06 August 9:40
An information tribunal has ruled that the councillors being identified in the Bolton News "could potentially cause unnecessary and unjustified damage".
By PA Media Lawyer 05 August 11:54
He launched an action against Google under sections 10 and 14 of the Data Protection Act, seeking an injunction requiring the search giant to to block specific sites containing the allegations.
By William Turvill 05 August 8:57
Reporting from a costs hearing ahead of a two-week trial set for February, The Guardian said the High Court judge “appeared to agree” after being presented with details.
By PA Mediapoint 04 August 9:58
Lawyers for the man, who can only be identified as PNM, challenged a High Court ruling by Mr Justice Tugendhat last October dismissing his application for a privacy injunction, also known as a non-disclosure order.
By PA Media Lawyer 30 July 12:35
The newspaper initially pleaded not guilty to a charge of breaching the lifelong anonymity for the victims and alleged victims of rape and other sexual offences granted by section 1 of the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 1992.
By Press Gazette 30 July 8:50
The Lords Home Affairs, Health and Education EU Sub-Committee said in a new report that it was wrong to give search engines the power to decide what should or should not be deleted.
By PA Mediapoint 29 July 16:06
Mosley, youngest son of Sir Oswald Mosley, former leader of the British Union of Fascists (BUF), has issued High Court proceedings against Google Inc and Google UK Limited for misuse of private information and breaches of the Data Protection Act through his lawyers Payne Hicks Beach.
By Cleland Thom 28 July 9:54
The Government has rejected calls to tighten up youth crime reporting restrictions following the death of Leeds school teacher Ann Maguire.
By PA Media Lawyer 25 July 10:37
Newsquest North East pleaded guilty, having indicated a "not guilty" plea at an earlier hearing.
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.

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