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Article 8 as a ‘common source’ for both data protection and the tort of misuse of private information? – Helen Fenwick

This short blog post considers only one – so far largely disregarded – aspect of the decision of the Supreme Court in Lloyd v Google LLCits rejection of the argument that since Article 8 ECHR underlies both data protection and the tort of misuse of private information (MPI), the two actions should provide the same level of protection for private information. Continue reading

News: Lloyd v Google, Supreme Court to hand down judgment on 10 November 2021

It has, today, been announced on the UK Supreme Court website that judgment in the case of Lloyd v Google will be handed down at 9.45 on Wednesday 10 November 2021.  Google’s appeal against the Court of Appeal’s 2 October 2019 decision ([2019] EWCA Civ 1599) was heard on 28 and 29 April 2021 by a panel consisting of Lord Reed, Lady Arden and Lords Sales, Leggatt and Burrows. Continue reading

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