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- RT @cori_crider: Is test and trace scheme data going into the Palantir/Amazon/Microsoft/Faculty et al datastore? Vital to know. Or is a dif… 12 hours ago
- RT @KitzingerCelia: Just observed phone hearing. Lots of interesting+useful stuff, but PLEASE can observers be told who they are listening… 12 hours ago
- RT @BrightonSanct: Great to see these posters about #COVID19 support in Brighton & Hove in community languages. Look out for them in shops… 14 hours ago
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- [Scotland] COPFS: Guidance on cases involving Communications sent via Social Media: bit.ly/1zgEoBh #medialaw 5 years ago
- [Scotland] COPFS release: Crown Office sets out social media prosecution policy: bit.ly/1zEniLY #medialaw 5 years ago
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Tag Archives: milly dowler
In my research I keep bumping up against the confusingly thorny – if woolly – issue of the “public interest”, a concept at the heart of media debates, the Leveson Inquiry and recent privacy and libel cases. There is surprisingly … Continue reading
Fleet Street is divided, with many bitter words being exchanged between journalists from rival titles, as the Guardian came under attack for the “unlikely” allegation that NoW had deleted messages from Milly Dowler’s phone giving her mother “false hope” that … Continue reading