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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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Blogging, Facebooking and the law continued

As a PhD student I’m now revelling in the luxury of paid-for legal services that were previously out of bounds to the average punter. This is why legal blogging is so important – it communicates the stuff behind the paywalls … Continue reading

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Opting 'in' and 'out': examining social network privacy settings

This was first posted on my other blog, but it is relevant to media law & ethics too. “Dear social networks, if you change privacy settings, please ask us to opt *in*, not opt *out*,” a colleague and I pleaded … Continue reading

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