A landmark ruling about the privacy rights of criminal suspects in the UK.
A legal review of Lloyd v Google LLC  UKSC 50 in the Supreme Court, a case involving group litigation in data protection claims.
This article reviews Big Brother Watch and Others v UK in the European Court of Human Rights.
An article about the right to be forgotten and decisions in the courts and by supervisory authorities.
R (Bridges) v The Chief Constable of South Wales Police  EWCA Civ 1058. A review of this case, which was about automated facial recognition technology.
ZXC v Bloomberg LP  EWCA 611: the privacy rights of suspects of crime
By Tom Orrell & Melissa Stock Privacy law has never been a straightforward affair in England. Its development has been piecemeal over the past two centuries. In fact the laws that govern information today are spread across multiple frameworks, including: libel (protecting reputation), data protection (rights over the processing of personal data), breach of confidence […]
This is an overview of DB v The General Medical Council (‘GMC’)  EWCA Civ 1497 in the Court of Appeal. It is now the leading judgment in the approach to be taken on disclosure in so-called mixed personal data cases – that is subject access requests where the information requested by the data subject […]
Employee Computer Files The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has ruled that an employer may ‘freely consult’ an employee’s computer file that is not private, so long as the company’s IT charter makes a provision to do so. In Libert v France (Application No 588/13), an employee of SNCF (France’s national railway company) was […]
Last week an important case was decided in the High Court on the so-called ‘Right to be Forgotten’. The Claimants, NT1 and NT2, are businessmen who asked Google to remove links to search results that revealed their past convictions. The High Court judgment is lengthy and comprehensive. For those who wish to analyse the case […]