Information Technology Law Reports - Volume 18 - Issue 2

(1) Mark Dias (2) Stephen Matthews The Chief Constable of Cleveland Police 
The Investigatory Powers Tribunal 
The President (Sir Michael Burton), Edis J, Charles Flint QC, Professor Graham Zellick QC and Sir Richard McLaughlin
31 January 2017
[2017] UKIPTrib15_586-CH 

Communications data – misconduct in public office – mobile phones – unlawfully obtaining personal data – section 22 Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 ‒ section 55 Data Protection Act 1998 – application granted.

Jack Monroe Katie Hopkins 
High Court of Justice
Queen’s Bench Division
Warby J
10 March 2017 
[2017] EWHC 433 (QB)

Defamation – libel – social media – Twitter – disclosure – reputation – whether defamatory tweets – measure of damages – judgment for the claimant.

M. Cooper National Crime Agency 
Employment Appeal Tribunal
HHJ Eady QC
16 June 2017
[2017] 6 WLUK 333; UKEAT/0016/17/LA

Employment – data protection – disciplinary procedures – police investigation ‒ fairness – appeal against unfair dismissal – Data Protection Act 1998 – appeal allowed in part.