Libel law reform campaigners seek £10,000 damages cap: “English libel law imposes disproportionate restrictions on free speech, according to an independent report that recommends 10 changes to the laws. The Ministry of Justice said today…
14 November, 2009
Government will keep DNA profiles for six years, not 12: “The Government will remove from its DNA database the profiles of most adults arrested but not charged or convicted of an offence after six years….
EU law does not upset UK plan for file-sharer disconnection, says lawyer: “British ISPs may be forced to disconnect customers accused of file-sharing without the need for a court hearing, according to a legal expert….
High Court rejects libel case because article received approximately four visits: “A libel action over an article that appeared on the website of a South African magazine has been dismissed by a court in England….