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And you thought that the Johnny Depp and Amanda Heard relationship was toxic … why the press needs a superhero (just not Captain Jack Sparrow) – Peter Coe

In deciding what to write about for this post I was not short of topics and material. I could have talked about how the Court of Justice of the European Union has, in one fell swoop, caused a headache of Captain Jack Sparrow-hangover proportions (more on him in a moment) for many businesses around Europe by invalidating the EU-US Privacy Shield. Continue reading

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Social Media during the Coronavirus pandemic – Peter Coe

The coronavirus pandemic has brought out the very best in humanity. For instance, on the one hand, it has brought communities together: people are supporting each other in a myriad of different ways, from simply talking to neighbours who they may never have said more than a few words to prior to the outbreak of the virus, buying shopping for those who are self-isolating or vulnerable, and volunteering for the NHS and other charities. Continue reading

Let’s Get Ready to Rumble! Facial Recognition Technology and the Police – Peter Coe

Just over a year ago, as a practitioner, I was involved in a number of conversations with clients and the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) relating to the use of Facial Recognition Technology (FRT). These conversations tended to be on behalf of clients operating in the leisure and health and fitness industries and related to the appropriateness of the implementation of the technology to facilitate access to their facilities. Continue reading

Defamation Act 2013: The value of corporate reputation – Peter Coe

PCoe_t175In a paper published in December’s edition of Communications Law, Peter Coe explored the impact that proving serious harm by demonstrating serious financial loss, pursuant to s1(1) and (2) of the Defamation Act 2013, may have on corporate claimants’ right to reputation. This abridged version of the 10,000 word paper briefly outlines the analysis of issues with causation. Continue reading

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