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Mirror ordered to pay record damages for invasion of privacy by phone hacking
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 21 2015

In a ground-breaking judgment handed down by Mr Justice Mann at the High Court, the Mirror was ordered to pay eight victims of phone hacking a total


Drip, drip an erosion of civil liberties?
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 23 2014

DRIP, the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014, has completed its fast track through Parliament and received Royal Assent on 17 July


Fraudulent use of a service by hackers a lesson for service providers
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 16 2014

A recent case contains some salutary lessons for service providers concerning liability for fraudulent use of their services. It appears that unless


Review of 2009 and preview of 2010
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 15 2010

The transition from 2009 to 2010 sees some significant legislative chapters closing, notably the Companies Act 2006, Rome I and II, the Banking Act 2009 and the Lisbon Treaty


UK government announces emergency data retention law
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 15 2014

On July 10, 2014, the UK government announced plans to introduce emergency data retention rules, publishing the Data Retention and Investigatory


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • October 12 2010

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has affirmed three lower court rulings concluding that federal agents' computer searches relating to the use of steroids in professional baseball violated the Fourth Amendment


Copyright Developments in Europe - Sabam, TalkTalk cases shed light on internet filtering
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Belgium, France, United Kingdom
  • July 19 2011

What should be the role of internet intermediaries in fighting illegal content?


Twitter, suppression and the courts
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • July 22 2011

The rise and rise of social media platform Twitter has had all sorts of impacts on the administration of justice


Over 73,000 GBP recouped from former T-Mobile employees following data theft
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 17 2011

Two former employees of mobile phone provider T-Mobile have been ordered by a court in the United Kingdom to pay £73,700 (approximately $120,000) for the theft of T-Mobile customers’ personal data


Digital Economy Act update
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 24 2011

In our March update, we reported to you that a judicial review of key sections of the Digital Economy Act ('the Act') was due to take place