“Is there a right to reputation?” Part 2 – Heather Rogers QC

29 10 2010

This is the  concluding part of a paper delivered at the JUSTICE/Sweet and Maxwell Human Rights conference on 20 October 2010.  The first part was posted on 26 October 2010.

The Strasbourg developments in relation to Article 8 and reputation have found their way into domestic law. Under the Human Rights Act 1998 (“HRA”) the court is required to have regard to Strasbourg jurisprudence and, as a public authority, must not act in a way that is incompatible with Convention rights.  Read the rest of this entry »

Social Media Use – an update

29 10 2010

We have previously drawn attention to Gary Hayes’ “Counter” for Social Media use which shows the amount of social media activity taking place at any given moment.  This can be found at the bottom of this post. It reveals that this blog post is one of about 900,000 posted in the past day and 330,000,000 in the past year. Read the rest of this entry »