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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

Public interest defence

A closer look at the public interest defence

The right to get “matters of public interest” reporting wrong Section 4 of the Defamation Act 2013 (“the Act”) gives defendants who have published material concerning matters of public interest a defence to an action for defamation.  The archetypal defendant in this context would usually be a professional journalist who has published a piece of … 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