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MLDI intervention helps defeat prior notification demand

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11 May 2011

MLDI helped win an ECHR ruling confirming that media are not require to notify those on whom they are publishing stories.

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The cost of libel

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9 Sep 2010

Britain is notorious for the expense of defending libel claims and for that reason is increasingly attracting libel tourism - the use of British courts by overseas litigants. In 2006 Britain's Mirror Group Newspapers, following a privacy claim against it, took a case to the European Court of Human Rights challenging the high cost of defending such claims in the United Kingdom.

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