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New cybersecurity laws will be introduced in Singapore, a government minister in the country has confirmed. 10 Jan 2017
FOCUS: Prosecutors are turning to fraud charges in cases against people supplying set top boxes that can be used to access copyrighted material without paying for it because it makes cases easier for juries to understand. 05 Jan 2017
The law of defamation aims to protect reputation, and applies to both individuals and companies.
The law protects people's right to privacy in a number of ways.
The law of malicious falsehood aims to protect economic interests. Malicious falsehood claims are sometimes made in tandem with, or as an alternative to, defamation claims.
Under the Protection from Harassment Act of 1997 (PHA) harassing someone can be a criminal offence and can give rise to civil action.
The sub judice rule regulates the publication of matters which are under consideration by the court.
This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in March 2008.
The Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) has upheld a decision by Ofcom to lift a licensing condition imposed against Sky over two of the pay-TV broadcaster's sports channels. 22 Dec 2016
An aircraft charter company has recorded a "pyrrhic victory" in winning £10 in damages for defamatory comments made about the health of its finances by a rival aviation business, an expert has said. 19 Dec 2016
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