Information Technology Law Reports - Volume 18 - Issue 1

R (on the application of C) Secretary of State for Work & Pensions
Supreme Court
Lady Hale, Lord Kerr, Lord Wilson, Lord Carnwath and Lord Hughes JJSC
1 November 2017
[2017] UKSC 72

Data retention – Department for Work and Pensions – administration of the welfare benefits system – gender reassignment – lawfulness of policies – Gender Recognition Act 2004 – Human Rights Act 1998 – Equality Act 2010 – appeal dismissed.

Various Claimants WM Morrisons Supermarket PLC
High Court of Justice
Queen’s Bench Division 
Langstaff J 
1 December 2017
[2017] EWHC 3113

Data protection – breach of confidence – misuse of private information – vicarious liability – disclosure of information on the internet – wrongful conduct – section 4(4) Data Protection Act 1998 – judgment for the claimants.