Mirror Damages Trial: Phone hacking was “rife” at MGN titles, court told [Updated2]

3 03 2015

Mirror Hacking ClaimantsThe civil claim by eight representative claimants against MGN Ltd, publishers of the Daily Mirror, the Sunday Mirror and the People began today – after yesterday was devoted to preliminary legal argument. MGN has admitted liability in relation to each of the claimants and the main purpose of the trial is to establish damages guidelines for subsequent cases. Read the rest of this entry »





Case Law, Northern Ireland: CG v Facebook Ireland, Harassment of Sex offenders and a Facebook injunction – Lorna Skinner

3 03 2015

Keeping Kids SafeIn CG v. Facebook Ireland Ltd and Joseph McCloskey ([2015] NIQB 11) a convicted sex offender was awarded £20,000 for misuse of private information and harassment claims brought in respect of a Facebook page designed to identify and track the whereabouts of sex offenders.  An injunction was granted against Facebook. Read the rest of this entry »