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Month: December 2014 (Page 1 of 5)

Ending 2014 in Media Policy: out of one election into another – Sally Broughton Micova

LSE Media Policy ProjectThe big European event of the year was, of course, the election of the new European Parliament and Commission. The interruption of the elections left us waiting for the outcome of the Commission’s consultation on copyright, which received a record number of responses and should lead to a proposal for changes to EU rules. The proposed changes to EU data protection legislation were also on hold. Continue reading

News: ICO backs Global Witness in Data Protection Battle – Media Lawyer

Global WitnessThe Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has backed Non-Governmental Organisation Global Witness in its battle over protecting its journalistic sources. Diamond billionaire Beny Steinmetz, his company, BSGR, and three individuals associated with him had filed High Court claims under the Data Protection Act 1998, alleging that the NGO’s reporting of a bribery scandal in West Africa was infringing their privacy.

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