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CofA applies rare 19th Century tort in granting injunction

Published on 04 November 2014. By Kim Waite, Senior Associate and Alex Wilson, Associate

The Court of Appeal has granted an injunction against the publication of a well-known performing artist's book to protect the rights of his son, not on the basis of misuse of private information but because publication would be likely to cause psychological harm to the son.

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Cloud confidentiality – or not …

Published on 02 September 2013. By Kim Waite, Senior Associate

Anyone using a number of devices to access their information will be tempted to share files between those devices using a service such as Dropbox.

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Guardian beefs up its privacy code

Published on 09 August 2011. By Keith Mathieson, Partner and Kim Waite, Senior Associate

Guardian News & Media, owner of the Guardian and Observer, has revised its internal editorial guidelines and beefed up the sections that protect privacy.

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Another ruling on privacy injunctions

Published on 22 March 2011. By Kim Waite, Senior Associate

Judgment was handed down today in a case where a privacy injunction was made in 2008.

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The legal protection of online identities

Published on 21 March 2011. By Kim Waite, Senior Associate

Millions of people post comments on the web in response to articles, blogs and stories. Many do so anonymously.

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Anonymity proposed for teachers accused by pupils

Published on 31 January 2011. By Kim Waite, Senior Associate

The controversial Education Bill was published on 26 January 2011.

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No exclusion of bereaved families from 7/7 inquest

Published on 14 January 2011. By Kim Waite, Senior Associate

The Divisional Court has refused the Government's application for judicial review of the 7/7 Coroner's decision not to exclude victims' families from the court during its private sessions.

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7/7 footage withheld from public to protect privacy of victims and their families

Published on 14 January 2011. By Kim Waite, Senior Associate

The Coroner conducting the inquest into the terror attacks in London on 7 July 2005 has ordered that certain footage shown in court of the aftermath of the 7/7 attacks should not be released to the media.

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Family court lifts restriction on naming local authority

Published on 13 January 2011. By Kim Waite, Senior Associate

In High Court care proceedings in which a costs order was made against a local authority, the court, having previously anonymised all parties, decided to lift the restriction on naming the local authority.

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