tip off

DFAT needs to explain itself over ‘superinjunction’ debacle

The Department of Foreign Affairs’ attempt to gag debate over a bribery scandal has blown up in its face. It should explain its role in the Victorian Supreme Court superinjunction.

READ MORE

Media briefs: down and down at the Oz … ducking the issue … 1300 jobs lost …

The escalator of decline returns, and what was that about a duck? And other media tidbits of the day.

READ MORE

WikiLeaks reveals (not so) superinjunction

WikiLeaks’ revelation of a Victorian Court gag order recalls that the overuse of such orders can be defeated by the threat of online exposure.

READ MORE

Judge lifts Tinkler’s gag on Fairfax

More details of Nathan Tinkler’s troubled financial situation are set to be made public, after the lifting of a super-injunction against Fairfax.

READ MORE

Corporate personhood — and a right to privacy?

The controversial issue of human rights for corporations took an unexpected turn this week in Britain.

READ MORE

How the media will react to a right to privacy

Belatedly, the government is acting on a longstanding recommendation about a right to privacy. But it’s a little hypocritical.

READ MORE

Parliamentary Privilege’s Greatest Hits

Parliamentarians have a long history of using parliamentary privilege to say whatever they desire, writes Crikey intern Esther Ooi.

READ MORE

Twitter and the right to privacy of rich British men

Twitter has been used again to breach several superinjunctions protecting British celebrities.

READ MORE

Rundle’s meaty bites: Gitmo, the Grauniad … Shtupping … Trump-style Oz …

WikiLeaks … all-in-all, quite a set of leaks. A whole new source of secret information? Well, not quite.

READ MORE

Superinjunctions, phone hacks and WikiLeaks: media at the crossroads

Phone hacking, superinjunctions and WikiLeaks sum up the problems of the UK media — which are being replicated here. Forget about a statutory protection of privacy in this environment.

READ MORE

‘Hyper injunctions’ may be contempt of parliament

A British MP has raised the possibility of jailing super injunction-happy judges. But the same problem that caused them is happening here.

READ MORE

Superinjunctions and the Streisand Effect

A superinjunction is now the ideal way to attract attention to legal cases that would otherwise be ignored.

READ MORE

Womens Agenda

loading...

Smart Company

loading...

StartupSmart

loading...

Property Observer

loading...