Asylum support rate increased after Home Secretary’s unlawful failings
Significant numbers of destitute asylum seekers are due to receive an increased rate of support after the Home Secretary’s approach to the support rate failed to track inflation and reflect the increased cost of living.
Do no harm: ECJ finds in favour of meta-search engines in ‘database right’ dispute
The European Court of Justice has made it potentially harder for EU database-makers to protect the contents of their databases from being extracted or re-used by meta-search engines and online content aggregators.
Mapping company that scraped 3.5 million addresses loses ‘big data’ dispute
The High Court has found that a private mapping company breached several licences and infringed the database rights of the Ordnance Survey Limited. The case has important guidance for ‘big data’ processors and discusses the interpretation of website terms.
Court of Appeal to hear legal challenge to automated facial recognition technology
In a world first, the UK’s senior Court will hear Mr Bridges’ claim that police use of automated facial recognition technology infringed his right to privacy, data protection and discriminated contrary to the Equality Act 2010. Here’s an overview of this ground-breaking case.
Nobody seems to know what should happen to imaged digital data in civil litigation. Until now.
The High Court has provided much-needed guidance on dealing with the aftermath of Search and Seizure Orders made under the Civil Procedure Rules and how to manage the inspection of imaged digital data in a way that respects privacy, privilege and protects the rights of claimants.