Samaritans Radar: misunderstanding privacy and ‘publicness’ – Paul Bernal

5 11 2014

Samaritans-Radar-_Page_5The furore over the launch of the Samaritans Radar app has many dimensions: whether it’s ethical, whether it will help, whether it will chill – putting vulnerable people off using Twitter, whether it’s legal – there are huge data protection issues – are just a start. Read the rest of this entry »





HMRC Leak Trial: Press Officer was in charge of media for “Law Enforcement Desk”

5 11 2014

Clodagh-HartleyThe head of news at Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs told an Old Bailey jury yesteday that a civil servant accused of selling information to The Sun newspaper was in charge of media relations at the HMRC’s “law enforcement desk.” Read the rest of this entry »