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Vicarious liability – A sigh of relief

In WM Morrison Supermarkets plc v Various Claimants the Supreme Court was required to address the following question: If an employee steals the payroll data of his employer’s staff and publishes it online in a vendetta against his employer, should his…

The Right to be Forgotten – Rounds 2 and 3

Such was the interest in two significant judgments involving the ‘right to be forgotten’ handed down by the CJEU this morning (Tuesday 24th September 2019), that the Court’s website was ‘temporarily unavailable’ for an extended period. Although decided under the…

Privacy rights and ‘citizen journalists’

Recent media coverage of the treatment meted out to politicians and journalists under the guise of political protest has highlighted the use of mobile phones to record video footage, and the posting of such footage to the internet. In that context,…