Hackgate: 10 To Watch From The Home Affairs Select Committee

16 10 2013

Home Affairs SelectThe Home Affairs Select Committee (“HASC”) is not giving up its pressure on SOCA (Serious Organised Crime Agency, now – like Dr Who – regenerated as the National Crime Agency (NCA).  HASC’s probing on ‘blue chip’ clients using rogue PIs (private investigators) is rigorous and determined. Read the rest of this entry »





Taking privacy seriously: A Statutory Tort? Part 1 – Raymond Wacks

16 10 2013

PrivacyI wish I could share Lord Justice Leveson’s confidence in his proposed regulatory body. Trading in the existing PCC for a new model, will doubtless improve the protection of privacy, but neither self-regulation, nor, as I suggested in my earlier post, the common law, take privacy sufficiently seriously. Read the rest of this entry »