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Defamation on the internet - discovering the identity of wrongdoers
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 23 2014

The fallout from the defamatory allegations and innuendos directed at the late Lord McAlpine has highlighted the potential consequences of ill


UK Government launches Cyber Essentials Scheme
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 19 2014

As of 1st October 2014 all suppliers bidding for certain types of government information handling contracts will require to be Cyber Essentials


ICO takes a common sense approach to being street-wise
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 23 2009

The ICO has today announced that a common sense approach should be taken when dealing with Google Street View


Cookie breathing space
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 25 2011

Following on from our e-update on the new EU cookie Regulations, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has published further guidance on how businesses should implement the regulations, and it is giving website owners 12 months to comply with the new law


How much information are you really disclosing online? Almost certainly more than you think!
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 24 2010

The increase in use of social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter means that individuals are putting vast amounts of information about themselves online


Cookie crunch time: new advertising code fails to comply with EU cookie law?
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 14 2011

A self-regulatory code addressing online behavioural advertising, which has recently been adopted by a number of companies operating in the UK, is raising concerns of non-compliance with the new EU cookie law


Twitter isn't private! If you can’t tweet something nice, perhaps don't tweet at all...
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 10 2014

In a fresh warning to be careful what you post online, this week saw two individuals plead guilty to sending threatening tweets to feminist


What's mine is mine and I shall hide it! Bitcoin and divorce
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 23 2014

It would appear that the law and the courts will yet again be fighting to catch up with technology as virtual currencies become a topic in divorce


Never underestimate the power of Twitter
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 27 2014

Two individuals, who posted abusive and threatening tweets to the Twitter account of feminist campaigner Caroline Criado-Perez, were last week jailed


Cyber attack - is your business protected?
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 30 2013

From advertising and selling to communicating with customers, the internet provides UK businesses with a wealth of opportunities. As a result