Information Technology Law Reports - Volume 16 - Issue 6

ITV Broadcasting Ltd and Six Others v (1) TV Catchup Ltd (2) TV Catchup (UK) Ltd (3) Media Resources Ltd (a Mauritian Company) and (1) The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (2) Virgin Media Limited
Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
Arden LJ, Kitchin LJ and Underhill LJ
26 March 2015 
[2015] EWCA Civ 204

Media and entertainment broadcasting - internet transmissions - live streaming - cable programmes - copyright - infringement - Copyright Act 1956, sections, 13(5), 14(8A), 40(3) and 48(3) ? Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, sections 1(1), 6(1), 7(1), 7(2),20, 73(2)(b), 73(3) and 144A ? Copyright and Related Rights Regulations 1996 (SI 1996 No 2967) - Directive 2001/29 on the Harmonisation of Certain Aspects of Copyright and Related Rights in the Information Society 2001, Articles 3(1), 5 and 9 - Copyright and Related Rights Regulations 2003 - question referred to ECJ for preliminary ruling - appeal stayed - cross-appeal dismissed.


(1) Judith Vidal-Hall (2) Robert Hann (3) Marc Bradshaw v Google Inc
Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
Lord Dyson MR, McFarlane LJ and Sharp LJ
[2015] EWCA Civ 311
27 March 2015

Data protection - misuse of private information - tort - meaning of - damage - - distress - no pecuniary loss - moral damages - Data Protection Act 1998 sections 1, 1(1), 2, 3, 4(4), 6,7 8, 9, 13, 13(1), 13(2)(a), 13(2)(b), 13(2), 14(4), 38, 40, and 55A, Schedules 1, 2 and 3 - Directive 95/46, Article 23 - CPR PD 6B (Service out of the Jurisdiction) 2000 - European Convention on Human Rights 1950 Article 8 - Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union 2000 Articles 7 and 47 - appeal dismissed.