Judge rejects appeal for anonymity by secretly filmed strip-club dancers – The Guardian

Posted October 1st, 2019 in anonymity, appeals, human rights, news, privacy, video recordings by sally

‘The names of nine strip-club performers who were filmed by private investigators working with campaigners concerned about the exploitation of women should be revealed, a judge has ruled.’

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The Guardian, 30th September 2019

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Mum’s legal action over autistic son’s Bristol college place – BBC News

Posted September 12th, 2019 in autism, local government, news, special educational needs, video recordings by tracey

‘The mother of a severely autistic man is taking legal action after a BBC film showing him learning to shop was used to assess him for a college placement.’

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BBC News, 12th September 2019

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Doublethink in the High Court: using a mobile phone whilst driving does not necessarily mean “using” it – Park Square Barristers

‘On 31st July 2019 Lady Justice Thirlwall DBE and Mr Justice Goss handed down the judgment of the High Court on what amounts to “using a hand-held mobile telephone or other hand-held interactive communication device” whilst driving in DPP v Barreto [2019] EWHC 2044 (Admin).’

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Park Square Barristers, 12th August 2019

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Court clears man over video of Grenfell Tower model being burned – The Guardian

Posted August 23rd, 2019 in accidents, disclosure, fire, news, video recordings by sally

‘A man has been cleared of a criminal offence over a video that showed a model of a building marked “Grenfell Tower” being burned, while a group of friends laughed and joked.’

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The Guardian, 22nd August 2019

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Man jailed after his own dashcam filmed him dealing drugs – The Guardian

Posted August 1st, 2019 in drug offences, drug trafficking, news, sentencing, video recordings by tracey

‘A drug dealer has been jailed after he was caught in the act by his own car’s dashboard camera.’

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The Guardian, 31st July 2019

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Motorists could challenge convictions for driving while using their phones after man has case overturned – Daily Telegraph

‘Motorists could challenge their convictions for driving while using their phone after a man has had his case overturned after he filmed a road collision.’

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Daily Telegraph, 31st July 2019

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Body-worn cameras to be compulsory for bailiffs – BBC News

Body-worn cameras are to be compulsory for bailiffs under government plans to improve the treatment of people in debt.

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BBC News, 22nd July 2019

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Lucy McHugh: How a Facebook password trapped a killer – BBC News

Posted July 19th, 2019 in evidence, forensic science, internet, murder, news, rape, video recordings by tracey

‘A “violent sexual predator” who killed a 13-year-old girl in a bid to silence her is to be sentenced on Friday for her rape and murder. His arrest sparked one of the UK’s biggest evidence searches and a trawl of thousands of hours of CCTV footage. But a Facebook password proved to be his ultimate undoing.’

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BBC News, 19th July 2019

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Stephen Yaxley-Lennon committed to prison for contempt of court – Attorney General’s Office

‘Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, AKA Tommy Robinson, has today been sentenced to 6 months in prison for committing contempt of court by filming outside Leeds Crown Court during a trial. He was committed to prison for a further 3 months for a previous contempt.’

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Attorney General’s Office, 11th July 2019

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Tommy Robinson faces jail after being found in contempt of court – The Guardian

‘Tommy Robinson faces prison again after being found in contempt of court for “aggressively confronting and filming” defendants in a criminal trial and broadcasting the footage on social media.’

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The Guardian, 5th July 2019

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Legal challenge launched against decision not to prosecute man who filmed woman naked – The Independent

‘Campaigners have launched a judicial review to challenge the decision not to prosecute a man who secretly filmed a sleeping naked woman.’

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The Independent, 18th June 2019

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Former JLS singer cleared of raping fan after court sees CCTV footage of pair ‘acting like couple’ outside club – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 29th, 2019 in evidence, news, rape, video recordings by tracey

‘Former JLS star Oritse Williams has been cleared of raping a woman in his hotel room following a solo concert after the court saw CCTV footage of the pair “acting like a couple” outside a nightclub.’

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Daily Telegraph, 28th May 2019

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Tommy Robinson sued by Syrian schoolboy he accused of assault – The Guardian

‘The Syrian schoolboy who was filmed being attacked in a playground in Huddersfield is suing the far-right campaigner Tommy Robinson for accusing him of assaulting white schoolgirls.’

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The Guardian, 15th May 2019

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Tommy Robinson: high court gives go-ahead for new contempt case – The Guardian

‘Two high court judges have said fresh proceedings can be brought against Tommy Robinson for alleged contempt of court over the filming of people involved in a criminal trial.’

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The Guardian, 14th May 2019

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Omar Ashfaq jailed for leaving ‘violent footage’ in shoes at mosques – BBC News

Posted May 15th, 2019 in Islam, news, sentencing, terrorism, video recordings by sally

‘A man who left USB sticks containing terrorist propaganda inside shoes at six mosques in England has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 14th May 2019

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Syrian refugee ‘attack’: 16-year-old boy given police caution over incident at Huddersfield school – The Independent

‘A boy accused of attacking a Syrian refugee at their school in Huddersfield has been given a police caution.’

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The Independent, 29th March 2019

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Tommy Robinson to face fresh contempt of court proceedings – The Guardian

‘The former English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson is facing a fresh hearing over allegations that he committed contempt of court by allegedly filming people involved in a criminal trial and broadcasting footage on social media.’

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The Guardian, 7th March 2019

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Exaggeration not necessarily fundamental dishonesty – Zenith PI

Posted February 22nd, 2019 in evidence, news, personal injuries, time limits, video recordings by tracey

‘Spencer Smith v Ashwell Maintenance Limited (Leicester County Court, 21/1/2019) – claimant who was found to have exaggerated and overstated his difficulties not fundamentally dishonest on the basis that his motive was to convince rather than to deceive.’

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Zenith PI, 21st February 2019

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O2 rapped by Ofcom for slowing down video streaming – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 6th, 2019 in consumer protection, internet, news, telecommunications, video recordings by tracey

‘One of Britain’s biggest mobile phone operators has been criticised by Ofcom for compressing the quality of pictures and videos on its data network for millions of customers, downgrading their quality against net neutrality rules. The telecoms and broadcasting regulator forced O2, which has 25 million UK users, to make changes to its service that managed its network traffic and affected the quality of videos that users streamed or downloaded.’

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Daily Telegraph, 5th February 2019

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Charity calls for court to livestream Heathrow third runway challenge – The Guardian

Posted February 4th, 2019 in airports, charities, environmental protection, internet, media, news, video recordings by sally

‘A high court challenge to the government’s controversial plan for a third runway at Heathrow could be opened up to a mass audience through livestreaming for the first time if judges accept a legal argument.’

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The Guardian, 4th February 2019

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