#DigitalParenting Legal Stories via @drbattytowers

Keeping track of a number of stories relating to ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age‘ in the news: Online games industry given two months to get house in order following OFT investigation The OFT has today published its final principles for online and in-app games, and given games producers a deadline of 1 April to ensure that their […]

Trust in data: about to be compromised?

This story just caught my eye, as there’s that interesting balance between privacy in research and open-ness – this time with legal ramifications. Surely in exposing the data, they will be breaching other privacy laws – e.g. they would have collected the data for a specific purpose, and contract said ‘data not to be released […]

Crazy Legal Cases

January 2000: Kathleen Robertson of Austin Texas was awarded $780,000.00 by a jury of her peers after breaking her ankle tripping over a toddler who was running amok inside a furniture store. The owners of the store were understandably surprised at the verdict, considering the misbehaving tyke was Ms. Robertson’s son. June 1998: A 19 […]