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Supreme Court overturns Court of Appeal decision applying Reynolds privilege

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 30 2012

In a recent decision (Flood v Times Newspapers Limited 2012 UKSC 11), the Supreme Court overturned a Court of Appeal decision holding that the defence of Reynolds privilege applied

High Court awards "headline" damages against Times Newspapers for failure to remove defamatory material from website

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 27 2014

A recent High Court case, in which Times Newspapers Ltd ("TNL") was ordered to pay a claimant £60,000 in damages in respect of a defamatory story

Media operators practical tips for navigating the threat of anonymous posters

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 18 2013

Tweeting, trending, blogging, posting - year on year, social media networking and information sharing (sometimes, oversharing) become more prominent

A new threat to journalistic freedom posed by the Deregulation Bill

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 27 2014

Global media continues to be at the centre of the controversial debate between the competing interests of national security and freedom of

“If you are not cheating, you are not trying”

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 18 2013

Integrity, fair play and uncertainty of outcome are fundamental to sport. The thrill is in the highs and lows of watching sporting heroes struggle to

CJEU issues ruling on internet browsing technology in the Meltwater case

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • June 5 2014

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) today issued its decision in the Meltwater Case C-36013, a long-running (5 year) dispute between

High Court grants FAPL site-blocking injunctions against websites providing live streaming of football matches

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 6 2013

On 16 July Mr Justice Arnold handed down his decision in FAPL v BSkyB in which he granted blocking injunctions against six major UK ISPs in relation

Not in my back yard! - High Court takes a hard line on libel tourism

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 11 2013

Two recent High Court decisions suggest the English courts are not prepared to become a go-to forum for claimants challenging defamatory statements

The global employer: the social media issue

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • September 25 2012

Social media is changing the way that we communicate, work and do business, wherever we are in the world

CJEU rules on scope of protection granted to technological protection measures

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • February 20 2014

The CJEU has ruled on the extent to which Article 6 of the Information Society Directive (200129EC) protects technological protection measures