ICO consults on guidance for the media
The Information Commissioner’s Office has launched a consultation on draft guidance for the media on the Data Protection Act 1998. The guide has been developed in response to the recommendation in the Leveson Report that… Read More »
High Court hearing in construction industry “blacklisting” claims
On Friday 29 November the High Court heard from lawyers acting for 4 groups of claimants in actions brought over the alleged “blacklisting” of workers in the construction industry. Master Whitaker gave directions for all… Read More »
Community orders for data protection breaches?
Journalists prosecuted for offences under the Data Protection Act could be given community orders, including curfew orders, if existing amendments to the Act are brought into force, as proposed by the Leveson Report. Prison or fines… Read More »