Volume: 4 Issue: 4
It's happened again. The data protection world has just experienced what could be described as another Durant moment. The Court of Appeal has performed an earth-shattering analysis of data protection law that is likely to have substantial repercussions for the way in which this area of law is interpreted in the UK. In the meantime, our colleagues in other EU member states are likely to react with disbelief to the latest decision of the English courts affecting one of the core terms of our data protection legislation. If you thought that the creativity of the English courts in the field of data protection had ended with the famous Durant doctrine, here comes the appeal decision of Johnson v MDU to stir things up a bit.