Mirror Damages Trial: Sixteen journalists made thousands of hacking calls to Alan Yentob’s phone, court told

6 03 2015

YentobThe claimants’ opening submissions continued on Day 4 of the Mirror Damages Trial before Mr Justice Mann.  More than half the day was taken up with legal argument. Read the rest of this entry »





Conference: EU Internet Regulation After Google Spain

6 03 2015

cels-logo-conf-27-marchA one day conference on “EU Internet Regulation after Google Spain” is being held at the University of Cambridge, Faculty of Law on 27 March 2015. Read the rest of this entry »





Case Law, Strasbourg: Haldimann v Switzerland, Conviction for secret filming breached Article 10 – Hugh Tomlinson QC

6 03 2015

kassensturz-emblemIn the case of Haldimann v Switzerland (Judgment of 24 February 2015, available only in French), the Second Section held that the conviction of four journalists for having recorded and broadcast an interview of a private insurance broker using a hidden camera was a breach of their Article 10 rights.  Although the case has been hailed as a “breakthrough for investigative journalism” it was, in reality, a fact sensitive decision from which no general conclusions can be drawn. Read the rest of this entry »