Phone Hacking Trial: Mr Justice Saunders begins three-day summing up – Martin Hickman

4 06 2014

Mr Justice SaundersDay 115, Part 1: Jurors in Court 12 of the Old Bailey will have to determine three key issues about phone hacking at the News of the World: how much was there, when – and who knew?, the judge said today.

Beginning his three-day summing up in the phone hacking trial, Mr Justice John Saunders said the jury should disregard all extraneous matters when deciding whether the seven defendants were guilty or not guilty. Read the rest of this entry »





If Google remembers whom it has forgotten, has it complied with the ECJ Judgment? – Chris Pounder

4 06 2014

Google--007Google has received all kinds of plaudits for quickly introducing its “right to be forgotten” procedure; however from what I have read in the press, its procedure for the removal of URLs is not fit for purpose. In this blog, I explain why Google’s procedure appears to be so defective. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Mark Hanna “a man caught up” in a case which has nothing to do with him – Martin Hickman

4 06 2014

Mark HannaDay 114, Part 2: Mark Hanna, News International’s security chief, did nothing more than pick up some property from Rebekah Brooks’ husband Charlie and arrange its return the following day, his lawyer told the phone hacking trial today. Read the rest of this entry »