Month: December 2008

Data protection “duck outs”

At a time of the year when nativity plays and suchlike are being photographed by parents up and down the country, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued a press release encouraging a common sense approach to photographs taken by family and friends at such events. In short, the guidance aims to dispel fears of …   Read more

If Paul Burrell was Princess Diana’s rock, is the PCC ours?

The Culture, Media and Sport Committee is collecting evidence for its review of the regulation of the press, and even Sir Christopher Meyer, the Chairman of the PCC, recently said that self regulation is going to have to “raise its game”. That certainly seems to be an urgent priority given the PCC’s latest adjudication on the …   Read more