2 June 2011
Twitter Revelation Sparks Debate About the Law of Privacy in the Age of Social Media
Interview with Jon Robins
A recent injunction application has sparked a debate about the law of privacy in the age of social media. Jon Robins talks to Amber Melville-Brown, media specialist and of counsel at Withers, about why a relatively straight forward application has led to international interest in UK law http://www.lexisnexis.com/uk/legal/auth/bridge.do?rand=0.3895967437291371
Head to Head
The former president of world motor racing's regulatory body has failed to force media across Europe to give advance notice when publishing private information. Robin Shaw says the European court judgment is good news for free speech, while Amber Melville-Brown warns that public figures are right to feel uneasy about the ruling. download pdf
19 May 2011
Are privacy injunctions really the big bad wolf?
Amber Melville-Brown writes about the report by Lord Neuberger concerning privacy injunctions and proposes that the report clarifies that these injunctions are not the all pervasive evil that they are said to be in some media camps.
Is Max Mosley right on privacy?
The injunction - not necessarily of the super kind - is an essential tool of the right to privacy is to be protected, argues media lawyer Amber Melville-Brown http://bjr.sagepub.com/content/22/1/41.abstract