Remedies in defamation and the public interest: some thoughts from the vault – Godwin Busuttil

28 10 2017

I was interested to read Mr Justice Warby’s remarks about remedies in defamation cases in his recent address to the Annual Conference of the Media Law Resource Center.  Read the rest of this entry »





Privacy, the internet and social media – Godwin Busuttil, Gervase de Wilde and Felicity McMahon

22 01 2016

Law of Privacy and the MediaThe ascendancy of social media poses acute challenges for privacy. Internet-based services such as Facebook and Twitter can confer major advantages on users in terms of access to information, ease of communication, and opportunities for network-building. But the ordinary concomitant is a significant surrender of personal privacy.  Participation generally entails the disclosure of, and the ceding of control over, one’s personal data. Read the rest of this entry »