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Right to be forgotten

The right to be forgotten: Have we become… forgetful?

Applying the right to erasure to Bing, Yahoo! and other internet search engines At a recent event at which we participated in a reputation panel discussion; we were asked how a data subject’s right to erasure (right to be forgotten) under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) impacted internet search engines other than Google. That … Continued

Steve Morgan v Associated Newspapers apology

Himsworth Scott advises Redrow Chairman Steve Morgan CBE on damages and apology from Daily Mail

(12 February 2019, London) Himsworth Scott has acted for longstanding client Steve Morgan CBE, the founder and Chairman of Redrow PLC, on securing substantial damages and an apology following the settlement of his defamation claim against Daily Mail publisher Associated Newspapers Limited. The action followed various false and defamatory claims by the Daily Mail that … Continued

Safer Internet Day 2019

#SaferInternetDay #SaferInternetDay2019 Today (Tuesday 5 February 2019) marks Safer Internet Day. It also marks 10 years since we started working with sportsmen and women to help guard against the risks – both reputational and security and privacy risks that arise from our growing online communications. Our journey has put us in front of the first … Continued

Merry Christmas 2018

* Merry Christmas from Himsworth Scott This year, instead of sending out Christmas cards, we have made a donation to a wonderful charity that is dear to our hearts: Claire House Hospice. We are proud to have had an association with Claire House for a number of years now and have offered pro bono help … Continued

Lorna Caddy and Steven Hudson

Himsworth Scott promotes talent

Lorna Caddy and Steven Hudson take on new roles with reputation management specialists Himsworth Scott, a leading reputation management law firm announces that it has promoted Lorna Caddy to Director and hired Steven Hudson – both experienced and respected specialists in their fields. Lorna is an experienced intellectual property and media lawyer. Her appointment brings … Continued

Citywealth Awards - shortlisted firm

Himsworth Scott shortlisted for Citywealth award

Himsworth Scott has been named one of the best newcomers by Citywealth magazine. The firm has been shortlisted for an award only three months after its launch. “It’s a genuinely amazing feeling to be recognised for what we’ve set out to achieve at the new firm,” says co-founder Matt Himsworth. “This is going to be … Continued

What is a deepfake?

Deepfakes – all is not what it seems

What is a deepfake? This piece looks at machine learning methods being used to create a deepfake (a portmanteau of ‘deep learning’ and ‘fake’). While the advances in the technology are exciting news for the film industry, the potential for misuse is significant. Within a very short time frame, the technology allows a film to be … Continued