So, just how many super injunctions and anonymous privacy injunctions are there? Even the Master of the Rolls doesn’t know, but various newspapers have had a stab at guessing. I’ve produced a table for the Inforrm blog which gives dates, issues, judges and links for privacy injunctions 2010-11. More background info about that here.
Here’s a link-laden round up of this week’s news:
Super / privacy injunctions
- Press Gazette>>Sun pleads public interest in Goodwin gag order fight
- Media Guardian>>Sun goes to court over Sir Fred Goodwin gagging order
- Media Guardian>>New Twitter user publishes claims over privacy injunctions
- Press Gazette>>Sunday Times: Banker not journalist first to name Giggs
- Media Guardian>>Injunctions: ‘press freedom’ means lives destroyed
- Inforrm>>How many super injunctions and anonymous privacy injunctions are there?
- Journalism.co.uk>>Independent: Poll finds judges ‘too ready’ to gag newspapers
- Press Gazette>>Injunction breach is latest example of ‘Streisand effect’
- Marina Hyde>> The Ryan Giggs story was not run with any noble intentions
- Inforrm>>Privacy injunctions and secrecy – media intrusion and state surveillance
- Inforrm>>Opinion: “On freedom and privacy this is as good as it gets” – Ken Macdonald QC
- Press Gazette>>Sun hit by Karen Matthews gagging order
- Inforrm>>“Super-injunctions”, Twitter and Gagging the Press – Mark Thomson
- Out-Law.com>>UK council obtains Twitter user’s details, say reports
- Siobhain Butterworth>> Please explain the monkey business
- Press Gazette>>Lynn Barber libel case to be heard by jury
Index on Censorship>> Libel in the schoolyard
Contempt of court
- Press Gazette>>British journalist loses Singapore contempt appeal
- Press Gazette>>No contempt charge for Mail in Goodwin injunction
- Index on Censorship>> British author Alan Shadrake jailed in Singapore
- Out-Law.com>>Infected Android apps may have leaked 120,000 users’ details, researchers claim
- Out-Law.com>>’One size fits all’ EU data protection law would undermine rights, says Clarke
- Out-Law.com>>BT and TalkTalk will appeal High Court DEA ruling
- Out-Law.com>>Civil rights group calls for standardised European copyright laws
- Journalism.co.uk>>Complaint against i newspaper for ‘misleading’ claim of no celebrity gossip upheld
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