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US Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights

Having been studying Europe’s proposed Data Protection revision for several weeks, it’s interesting to compare it with the proposed Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights recently published by the White House. This, too, recognises that the Internet is different to the paper-based world, but it seems to me to put this in a more positive way […]

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Government Response on Draft Defamation Bill

The Ministry of Justice has published their response to the Joint Parliamentary Committee’s comments on a proposed Defamation Bill. As discussed in a previous post, those comments included a novel suggestion that third party postings on websites be treated differently depending on whether the posting is attributed or anonymous. For organisations that allow such postings […]