Month: June 2009

Double Standards Amongst Journalists On Sources: Knight Jack v The Times

Mr Justice Eady has rejected the application by the award winning blogger known as Knight Jack who sought an injunction to restrain The Times from identifying him. One of the remarkable aspects of this case is that the claimant was not only a journalist but also in effect his own confidential source and the defendant …   Read more

Exclusion Clauses and Deliberate Breaches of Contract: Nettv v Marhedge

In a recent and potentially important decision (Internet Broadcasting Corporation Ltd (t/a NETTV) v MAR LLC (t/a MARHedge)) the High Court has clarified the extent to which exemption clauses can be relied on to avoid paying damages for deliberate personal repudiatory breaches of contract. Exemption clauses seek to absolve a party from some or all …   Read more