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The date on which new EU rules regarding the portability of online content will come into effect has been revised. 04 Aug 2017
A court order that prevented the media reporting the identity of a man who was arrested on suspicion of child sex abuse but later released without charge has been lifted by the UK Supreme Court. 20 Jul 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.
New EU rules on the portability of online content services will come into effect on 20 March 2018. 05 Jul 2017
The planned takeover of Sky by Twenty-First Century Fox should be investigated by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), the UK culture secretary has provisionally decided. 30 Jun 2017
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