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Supreme Court in Lloyd v Google dismisses data protection class action

United Kingdom - November 18 2021 The judgment that overturns the Court of Appeal's ruling and disallows a collective claim for 4.5m iPhone users will come as a relief for data…

Henry Fox

Online Safety Bill: Parliament and DCMS proceed with separate scrutiny and inquiry into the draft online safety law

United Kingdom - August 19 2021 There is now further clarity on the timing of pre-legislative scrutiny of the draft Online Safety Bill, following the establishment by the House of…

John Cleverly, Ben Dunham

The High Court strikes out unfounded claims following a cyberattack

United Kingdom - August 5 2021 Judgment confirms that non-data protection claims cannot be pursued when the incident is perpetrated by a third party and closes down recovery of…

Jamie Halpin, Charlie Wedin

OSB in focus: will the Online Service Bill increase the scope for actions brought by individuals against online platforms?

European Union, United Kingdom - July 2 2021 Draft legislation designed to make the UK the safest place to be online (while defending freedom of expression) requires difficult decisions from…

Ben Dunham, Henry Fox

OSB in focus: is the Online Safety Bill a skeleton or a springboard for dynamic regulation?

United Kingdom - June 18 2021 The UK's draft online safety legislation contains a range of powers for ministers to be able to change aspects of the regulatory regime in the future…

John Cleverly, Ben Dunham