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CAMERON CALLS ON PARLIAMENT TO REWRITE PRIVACY LAWS

April 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

British Prime Minister David Cameron has indicated that Parliament should take over the business of writing privacy laws that have recently been reinterpreted by British courts. His remarks, in an interview with the London Independent, came following a ruling this week that barred a woman from selling “intimate photographs” that she had taken of an […]

CELEBRITIES GAIN MORE PRIVACY RIGHTS IN U.K.

April 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Lowering the privacy bar for celebrities in the U.K., a British judge has forbidden a woman to sell “intimate photographs” that she had taken of an unnamed married TV star, ruling that the woman owed the man “a duty of confidence” and that publication of the photographs would be damaging to the health of the […]

TIME WARNER CABLE AND VIACOM TO DUKE IT OUT IN COURT

April 8, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Although Time Warner Cable has removed several cable networks from its recently introduced iPad app at their request, it is not about to abandon the app, and it is now asking the courts to decide whether it has the right to send its signal to iPads in the homes of its subscribers. On Thursday, it […]

PHOTOGS SUE TO BLOCK BORDER SEARCHES OF THEIR LAPTOPS

September 8, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit on Tuesday challenging a U.S. policy that now allows customs officers to search the content of laptops and other devices of persons arriving from abroad even if a traveler is not suspected of wrongdoing. The lawsuit was brought on behalf of The National Press Photographers Association, whose […]