Inertia over: How twitter is now grasping the nettle – Rhory Robertson and Tom Double

17 01 2014

TwitterBefore the Christmas break, twitter indicated how it intends to tackle two of its main challenges in 2014, namely: trolls and the spread of false information.  This article provides a brief summary of these strategies (one of which was disclosed by a leak) and comments on their effectiveness.   Read the rest of this entry »





The PCC is still fudging and not fixing, and the Mail is still the worst offender – Tom Rowland

17 01 2014

Leveson PCCIn November 2013, the month of the first anniversary of the publication of the Leveson Report, thePress Complaints Commission (PCC) published some of the details of 37 complaints from the public that it claims to have ‘resolved’. Read the rest of this entry »





The Google/Safari users case: a potential revolution in DPA litigation? – Robin Hopkins

17 01 2014

Google--007Mr Justice Tugendhat yesterday gave judgment in the case of Vidal-Hall and Others v Google Inc [2014] EWHC 13 (QB).   A group of claimants complained about Google’s tracking and collating information relating to their internet usage on the Apple Safari browser without their consent. Read the rest of this entry »