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Ireland: The settlement in Carey v Independent News & Media and the status of Bloomberg v ZXC in Ireland – Eoin O’Dell

Exclusive: Former minister Pat Carey 'satisfied' as he 'will not face prosecution' over 2015 abuse allegationsAfter a long and distinguished career as a popular public servant, first as a councillor, then then as a TD, and finally as a Minister, Pat Carey (pictured left) is now a public affairs consultant. On 11 and 12 November 2015, the Irish Independent reported that a Garda investigation was under way into allegations of child sexual abuse against an un-named former Minister. He claimed that he was identifiable as the person concerned, and he felt he had no choice but to issue a statement denying the allegations. Continue reading

Case Law, Prismall v Google UK Ltd: Representative Action for Misuse of Private Information dismissed – Mariyam Kamil

Google Completes Integration of DeepMind Health | Silicon UK Tech NewsOn 19 May 2023, Mrs Justice Heather Williams handed down judgment in Prismall v Google UK Limited & Another [2023] EWHC 1169 (KB). She struck out the claim by Andrew Prismall, acting as a Representative Claimant on behalf of about 1.6 million people, and entered summary judgment for the Defendants, Google UK Limited and DeepMind Technologies Ltd. Continue reading

Private Information and the Public Interest: the case of Nicola Bulley – Jeremy Clarke-Williams and Sophie Taraniuk

Ganz Großbritannien rätselt, wie eine Frau spurlos verschwinden konnte - Europa - › InternationalCertain cases capture the public’s attention and generate an extraordinary volume of reportage, scrutiny, comment and speculation. The disappearance of Madeline McCann while on holiday with her family in Portugal is the one of the most striking examples, but more recently the tragic murder of the teenager, Brianna Grey, in a Warrington park, led to the public being asked by Cheshire Constabulary to “avoid speculation online and be wary of sharing misinformation”. Continue reading

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