Article 19 and the “Right to Blog”

22 05 2013

Right to BlogThe freedom of expression NGO, Article 19, has published a policy paper on the “Right to Blog” [pdf].  Article 19 proposes a set of recommendations to state actors and policy makers about what they should do to promote and protect the rights of bloggers domestically and internationally. Read the rest of this entry »





Defamation Act 2013: A boost for free speech, Part 2: Public Interest and Privilege – Timothy Pinto

22 05 2013

Houses of ParliamentIn this second part of four posts by Timothy Pinto of Taylor Wessing, he considers the changes to common law and statutory privilege which will result from the Defamation Act 2013. Part 1 on “Serious Harm, Truth and Honest Opinion” can be found here. Read the rest of this entry »