Yearly Reputation & Privacy Archives: 2021

The risks of representing yourself in court

The risks of representing yourself in court

Government cuts to legal aid, added to the financial pressures linked to Covid, have resulted in a surge of people representing themselves in court... Read More

Rory Lynch discusses Arlene Foster v Dr Christian Jessen libel case on LBC News

Rory Lynch discusses Arlene Foster v Dr Christian Jessen libel case on LBC News

Rory Lynch discusses Arlene Foster v Dr Christian Jessen libel case on LBC News. Click the play button below to... Read More

Has new legislation done enough to tackle revenge porn?

Has new legislation done enough to tackle revenge porn?

One of the more distressing trends to emerge over lockdown has been a significant rise in instances of “revenge porn.” According to figures... Read More

What does the Online Safety Bill include?

What does the Online Safety Bill include?

During yesterday’s Queen’s Speech, the government revealed a draft version of the Online Safety Bill, a landmark attempt to try to prevent... Read More

Laurence Fox, Elon Musk and the threat of Twitter libel

Laurence Fox, Elon Musk and the threat of Twitter libel

Social media is not often a place of polite disagreement. Instead, constrained by character limits and emboldened by the onlooking crowds, the red... Read More

Transcript: Rory Lynch discusses deep fakes on The Andrew Pierce Show

Transcript: Rory Lynch discusses deep fakes on The Andrew Pierce Show

Appearing on the Andrew Pierce show on Friday 2 April, Rory Lynch, a Senior Associate in the Reputation & Privacy team, discussed the rise of deep... Read More

DCMS: 39% of business impacted by cyber-attacks in 2021

DCMS: 39% of business impacted by cyber-attacks in 2021

The Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2021, published last week, revealed that 39% of all businesses have been impacted by a cyber-attack or breach this... Read More

Transcript: Rory Lynch discusses the fallout of the Harry and Meghan interview on Wright on the Nail

Transcript: Rory Lynch discusses the fallout of the Harry and Meghan interview on Wright on the Nail

As the dust began to settle following Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s explosive interview with Oprah Winfrey, Rory Lynch, a Senior Associate in our... Read More

Alex McCready discusses explosive Harry and Meghan interview on ITV News

Alex McCready discusses “explosive” Harry and Meghan interview on ITV News

Appearing on ITV News’ flagship broadcast last night, Alex McCready, Head of Reputation and Privacy at Vardags, discussed the upcoming interview... Read More

Facebook backs down from standoff with Australian government

Facebook backs down from standoff with Australian government

After blocking all news websites from the feeds of Australian users last week, Facebook have now backed down, and restored news content, after announcing a... Read More