Tag: data protection

DPP unveils guidance on social media prosecutions

Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Keir Starmer has issued guidance for the CPS on when to initiate legal action against those who breach UK communications laws on social media. The guidance comes after a number… Read More »

Was prank call a crime?

Data protection specialists have suggested that the notorious prank call by Australian broadcasters to King Edward VII hospital “could constitute a criminal offence under UK data protection law”. If so, it is an offence which… Read More »

Data Protection appeal refused leave

The House of Lords has refused leave to appeal out of time in Durant v Financial Services Authority.  After an oral hearing, the Appellate Committee (Lords Bingham, Carswell and Brown) ruled there was no prospect of the… Read More »