Cyberflashing should be new criminal offence, review suggests – The Guardian

‘Unsolicited sending of obscene images should be made illegal through the creation of a new offence of cyberflashing, a UK government-commissioned review recommended.’

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The Guardian, 21st July 2021

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Met Police sergeant spared jail after filming woman in shower – The Independent

‘A police sergeant from London’s Metropolitan Police, who used his iPhone to spy on a woman whilst she was showering, has been spared jail.’

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The Independent, 15th July 2021

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Police arrest investigated as Newport altercation on social media – BBC News

Posted July 15th, 2021 in internet, news, police, road traffic, video recordings, Wales by tracey

‘A force has reported itself to the police watchdog after footage shared on social media appears to show an officer in an altercation with a man.’

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BBC News, 15th July 2021

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Peterborough voyeur masseur secretly filmed 900 women – BBC News

Posted July 12th, 2021 in imprisonment, news, sentencing, sexual offences, video recordings, voyeurism by tracey

‘A masseur who secretly filmed more than 900 women as they got undressed has been jailed for four years.’

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BBC News, 10th July 2021

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Associate of London Bridge attacker jailed over 9/11 anniversary video – The Independent

Posted July 5th, 2021 in news, sentencing, terrorism, video recordings by tracey

‘A known extremist has been jailed for sharing a video glorifying terrorism on the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 atrocities.’

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The Independent, 3rd July 2021

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All about images: privacy, visuocentrism, and the Hancock affair – City Law Forum

‘On Friday 25 June 2021, British tabloid The Sun published pictures of the UK Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, kissing Gina Coladangelo in his office at the Department of Health. These pictures were, it seems, captured by a CCTV camera in the office and leaked by person(s) unknown to the newspaper. The pictures were soon joined on The Sun’s website by a video clip (seemingly from the same camera). The clip shows Hancock and Coladangelo in what might be described as a passionate embrace. The footage lasts just over one minute and remains online, including on The Sun’s Youtube channel.’

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City Law Forum, 30th June 2021

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Solicitors apologise after remote hearing recorded without permission – Law Society’s Gazette

‘A firm of solicitors has apologised to the court and reported itself to the regulator after a recording was taken of a remote hearing without permission.’

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Law Society's Gazette, 28th June 2021

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UK man jailed for sharing extremist videos, including Christchurch attack – The Guardian

Posted June 24th, 2021 in hate crime, internet, news, sentencing, terrorism, video recordings by sally

‘A British man has been jailed for terrorism offences after sharing explosives manuals and extremist videos, including one apparently celebrating the New Zealand mosque massacres, on rightwing chat groups.’

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The Guardian, 24th June 2021

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Black Met police chief wins her job back after tribunal says sacking was unfair – The Guardian

‘A black police chief dismissed from the Metropolitan police has won her job back after a tribunal said her sacking was unfair.’

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The Guardian, 16th June 2021

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Rape victims in England and Wales to give video evidence to boost convictions – The Guardian

‘Rape victims in England and Wales will be able to provide their evidence on video prior to a trial to help improve conviction rates, it is understood.’

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The Guardian, 17th May 2021

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Landmark report calls for stop-and-search filming – Law Society’s Gazette

‘Police officers should switch on body-worn cameras whenever they think they might need to stop and search someone, in order to help rebuild trust in the community, the government’s Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities has told the prime minister in a landmark report.’

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Law Society's Gazette, 12th April 2021

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Call for vulnerable victims to give video evidence amid courts backlog – The Guardian

‘Up to 10,000 vulnerable victims facing long delays for trials should be allowed to give evidence by video in an attempt to stop them falling out of the system, according to the victims’ commissioner for England and Wales.’

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The Guardian, 5th March 2021

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Police watchdog says Mohamud Hassan may have been injured during disturbance at home – The Guardian

‘The police watchdog investigating the arrest of a man who died suddenly after being released from custody, have indicated he could have suffered injuries during a large disturbance at his home the night before his death.’

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The Guardian, 2nd March 2021

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Suspended sentence for woman who live streamed video of boyfriend’s trial – Law Society’s Gazette

‘A woman who live streamed her partner’s Crown court trial on Facebook after videoing from the public gallery has received a four-month prison sentence, suspended for two years.’

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Law Society's Gazette, 18th February 2021

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BBC fined £28,000 for recording part of hearing of legal challenge to grant by county council of planning permission for fracking – Local Government Lawyer

‘The BBC has been fined £28,000 after it made a video and audio recording of a half day’s hearing in the Planning Court.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 3rd February 2021

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Master orders deletion of screen shot from remote hearing – Litigation Futures

Posted January 7th, 2021 in coronavirus, news, remote hearings, video recordings by tracey

‘A screen shot taken of a remote hearing must be deleted by anyone who has it, a master has ordered under a change introduced by last year’s Coronavirus Act.’

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Litigation Futures, 6th January 2021

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Jonathan Maertens: Man who raped girls jailed – BBC News

‘A “prolific” sex attacker who raped and abused girls has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 23rd November 2020

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Leaked review of Met police body-worn video footage reveals officer errors – The Guardian

Posted October 20th, 2020 in internet, news, police, video recordings by sally

‘Scotland Yard has decided not to routinely release its own video footage of controversial incidents after internal reviews showed errors by officers, a leaked document reveals.’

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The Guardian, 19th October 2020

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Voyeurist hacked into webcams and used hidden devices to watch families at Butlin’s – Daily Telegraph

Posted October 15th, 2020 in computer crime, news, sentencing, suspended sentences, video recordings, voyeurism by tracey

‘A voyeurist hacked into webcams to record people in their homes and used hidden devices to watch families at Butlin’s, a court heard.’

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Daily Telegraph, 14th October 2020

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Voyeur sentenced after woman’s five-year campaign – BBC News

‘A man has been sentenced for filming a naked woman in a hotel room while she was unconscious, following her five-year campaign for justice.’

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BBC News, 4th September 2020

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