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US net neutrality rules have ceased to have effect. 12 Jun 2018
Growth in the value of rights to broadcast football matches from leagues across Europe is helping to attract international investment to clubs on the continent, a specialist in sports law has said. 11 Jun 2018
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.
A married businessman was granted permission to serve a court injunction by text message to prohibit an alleged blackmailer from disclosing details of an affair he had. 26 Apr 2018
New laws that will impact online content service providers and copyright holders are set to take effect from 1 April. 27 Mar 2018
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