Matrix Media Update – 12 September 2010

12 09 2010

This is a Media Law Update covering the past month prepared by the Legal Information Team at Matrix Chambers, which they have kindly agreed to make available to readers of Inforrm.

Latest Regulatory Decisions

Latest decisions of the Scottish Information Commissioner

Latest Decision Notices from the Information Commissioner’s Office. Read the rest of this entry »

US Freedom of Expression and Media Round Up – 12 September 2010

12 09 2010

Our first two items concern California.  First, another interesting “free speech” case.  In Anderson v. City of Hermosa Beach, the Court of Appeals of the 9th Circuit ruled that Hermosa Beach, California could not ban tattoo parlours because tattooing is a “purely expressive activity” protected by the First Amendment.  Read the rest of this entry »