Category Archives: super injunctions

Promotion: IBC Legal’s 20th Defamation & Privacy conference 2013

Promotion IBC Legal’s 20th Anniversary Defamation & Privacy Conference the future of press regulation in the wake of Leveson and the phone hacking scandal the Defamation bill; strengths, weaknesses and what to expect CPD accredited Speakers: Ian Hislop, Editor, Private … Continue reading

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How should privacy injunctions be reported?

The recommended procedure and law around privacy injunctions “isn’t quite fit for purpose” according to Gideon Benaim, a partner at Michael Simkins LLP (formerly of Schillings), writing in the Guardian today. Comments seem to be closed on the piece so … Continue reading

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Analysis: Privacy cases re-visited, a year on from Super Injunction Spring – Judith Townend

Originally posted on Inforrm's Blog:
A year on from the introduction of the Master of the Rolls’ Practice Guidance, six privacy injunctions have been discharged, but with the claimant’s anonymity maintained in each case. The British media, however, hasn’t…

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Notes from #TAL12: Talk About Media Law

One of the first slots of the day at the Talk About Local 2012 (un)conference in Birmingham is on media law, led by David Banks, a specialist in the area, who runs a media consultancy. It’s being live-streamed – a … Continue reading

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What will 2012 bring for media law?

I’ve rounded up the year in media over on Inforrm, month by month. Its notable features included frenzied coverage of “super injunctions”, the development of the phone hacking scandal and the launch of the Leveson Inquiry. Defamation took a back … Continue reading

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What would the Man on the Clapham Omnibus make of digital media law?

The view of the “reasonable man” on the Clapham Omnibus has been considered since (at least) 1932, but what would he make of behaviour in the digital environment? I’ve long been interested in the comprehension of media law by normal, … Continue reading

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Media law mop up: Facebook contempt; Giggs' phone hacking claim; Broccoli wins libel payout

A juror has become the first person in Britain to be convicted for contempt of court involving the internet, reportedly widely in the press. Meanwhile plenty of libel-related news: a payout for Bond producer Barbara Broccoli, a row between the … Continue reading

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Super injunction space invaders

Matt Buck on the law, court injunctions and social media…

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Media law mop up: CTB; buried apologies; and phone hacking judicial review

Has the media’s coverage of super injunctions finally peaked? Probably not… This round up would have to be done in installments to include all the coverage. Instead, this week’s summary will include some of the more thoughtful posts on the … Continue reading

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Super injunctions: the documents

Download Lord Neuberger’s super injunction committee report and a transcript of press conference proceedings at this link, or read the embedded documents below*. An updated history of super injunctions, with definitions, can be found on this page: http://meejalaw.com/super-injunctions/ *Readers by … Continue reading

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