Thursday, June 21, 2012

Friday, March 2, 2012

Ryan Giggs keeps his lawyers happy

Ryan Giggs is flogging a dead horse.

Despite his attempts to pay for privacy, or in his case pay to stop us all laughing at his infidelities, the law courts are starting to see sense. Mr Justice Tugendhat who is the architect of many injunctions has decided enough is enough and agreed with the Sun's "dead in the water" defence.

Giggs is desperate to recoup his huge legal bill in defending his Imogen Thomas irrelevance and so far the only winner has been his legal counsel.

Lawyers 1 Giggs 0.

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/4167220/Love-cheat-Ryan-Giggs-damages-claim-thrown-out-after-Sun-wrote-about-affair-with-Imogen-Thomas.html

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Parliament gagged by super injunction


As reported in the telegraph, Parliament has been gagged by a super injunction. With the media gagged post Leveson and Google selling your private information because you cannot be bothered to read their new privacy terms, the current privacy debacle is just that. A debacle.

Facebook IPO's at $100billion by selling your data while one of the richest women in the world engages one of the most secretive London lawyers to help protect her slapperish ways by paying huge sums to stop Parliament talking about her. And it. And what she did.

Ask Mark Burby. He knows what it's about. He cannot mention 7/7. Abortions. Swinging. Terrorism.

The Telegraph knows what its about. It had a stab at telling us.

So what is Ken Clarke going to do about this? Nothing because nobody is interested in super injunctions any more.

A gagged media and a rich person gagging parliament. Censorship is the new black.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/terrorism-in-the-uk/9111931/Exclusive-Lawyers-order-Parliament-to-stop-publishing-super-injunction-document.html

Saturday, December 24, 2011

The Gary Speed super injunction


In this post News of the World, Leveson "McCarthy" inquiry witch hunt, the media has gone very quiet on the suicide of footballer, manager and all round good guy Gary Speed.

As has been reported by his friends and colleagues, Speed was a model human being with no trace of manic or clinical depression. His sudden suicide has been commented on as odd.

Whether it is in the public interest to know the reasons is a moot point, but he was high profile and in days gone by we would all know why. The media, as reported in the Times and Daily Mail, are too scared to mention anything. Is this because there is a super injunction out or Leveson has instilled fear into the UK press?

So when we hear the Sun or the Star was ready to print a story that Speed was gay or having an affair with a Welsh football player or his wife was having a 10 year plus affair with an ex team player and had fathered the son Speed doted on, we all left with hear say, gossip and innuendo.

Censorship reflects society's lack of confidence in itself. It is a hallmark of an authoritarian regime. ~Potter Stewart

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2078211/Warning-Gary-Speed-peril-shackled-Press.html

http://glory-glory.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=56745&start=180

http://www.hitched.co.uk/chat/forums/t/271987.aspx

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Ian Hislop was wrong: superinjunctions are back


4 weeks after Ian Hislop said injunctions were dead, up pop a couple to irritate those whose cannot afford the expensive courts to keep the media from reporting something that may or may not be in the public interest as judged by unelected judges who are the moral arbiters of UK life.

STU versus UVW and XYZ
Almost impossible to know why anonymity orders were granted and it maybe in the public interest that they were granted. The only people who know are the few legal bods who keep superinjunctions going because they get paid handsomely for it and at the same time get to act as god and jury.

http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/QB/2011/3133.html

QWE versus SDF and GHJ and RTY
In most cases of blackmail you go to the police. This celebrity went to the courts instead knowing in this Leveson post-hacking world nobody would dare out them ....

http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/QB/2011/3121.html

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2068691/Return-gagging-order-High-Court-grants-new-injunctions-just-day.html

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Superinjunctions are dead. RIP.


News of the world, the riots, the collapse of Greece. Super-injunctions are old news it seems.

Ian Hislop thinks not and says 10 celebrity super-injunctions are still out there. We wonder who they may be ...or, as he says, celebs are no longer rushing to take them out and these 10 injunctions will just expire into the back pages of Private Eye?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/8860992/Ten-celebrities-still-have-super-injunctions.html

http://news.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/hi/house_of_commons/newsid_9628000/9628458.stm

Will Hugh Grant injunct the media from mentioning Tinglan Hong?


Superinjunction lovin' Hugh Grant is a father. Congratulations in order then.

As reported in the Daily Mail the mother is hush hush.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2056269/About-girl-Hugh-Grant-father-time-baby-daughter.html


Strange how the Daily Mail told us who she was a few months ago then.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-1380101/Hugh-Grant-new-Chinese-girlfriend-Tinglan-Hong-carrying-baby.html

[UPDATE]
Daily Mail just mentioned her in the first article... sorry about that