Facebook to reopen CasaPound Italy’s page, Victory for freedom of speech? – Nataly Tedone

18 12 2019

On 12 December 2019 a civil court in Rome ruled in favour of CasaPound Italy (CPI) against Facebook’s decision to close the far-right party’s profile in September and ordered the social network to reopen it with immediate effect and pay the group €800 for each day the account has been closed. Read the rest of this entry »

Law and Media Round Up, End of Summer Break – 30 September 2019

30 09 2019

The Michaelmas Term legal term begins on Tuesday 1 October 2019 and the (intermittent) Inforrm summer break comes to an end today.  This post includes significant developments over the previous few weeks, since our Law and Media Summer Round Up. Read the rest of this entry »

Round up of the Media Law Cases in the 2018-2019 legal year: Six libel and privacy trials – Nataly Tedone

11 09 2019

The legal year in England and Wales ended on 31 July 2019.  The High Court, the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court are now on vacation until Michaelmas Term begins on 1 October 2019. Our Table of Media Law cases records 57 judgments in media law cases this legal year. Read the rest of this entry »

Law and Media Round Up – 29 July 2019

29 07 2019

The Trinity Term (and hence the legal year) ends on 31 July 2019.  The summer legal vacation will last until 1 October 2019 when the Michaelmas Term begins.  This will be the last weekly round up until October although we will continue to publish occasional “summer round ups”. Read the rest of this entry »

Our “data self” explained. A brief journey into Surveillance Capitalism – Nataly Tedone

17 07 2019

If we had the choice to be paid to discuss and share our likes, dislikes, food choices, political views, health issues, desires, fears and anything that makes us unique, would we? Read the rest of this entry »

Law and Media Round Up – 1 July 2019

1 07 2019

On 26 June 2019 Dame Victoria Sharp was sworn in as the new President of the Queen’s Bench Division, replacing Sir Brian Leveson who retired on 23 June 2019.  Dame Victoria was appointed to the High Court in 2009 and to the Court of Appeal in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Law and Media Round Up – 17 June 2019

17 06 2019

The most  important media law event of the week was the judgment of the Supreme Court in Lachaux v Independent Print ([2019] UKSC 27).  We had a news piece about the judgment and a case comment from Mathilde Groppo. Read the rest of this entry »