Tag Archives: Love and Garbage

Charlotte Fakes and the Data Protection Act – Part 1 – Is Charlotte’s Web Broken?

The Charlotte Fakes Twitter account has been closed and, at least for now, the flow of information from that source has stopped.

This has been a cause of much rejoicing amongst the supporters of Rangers (or at least the small number who frequent their popular message boards). Various fellows there have been suggesting that the police, and in one suggestion the Metropolitan Police, are knocking on Charlotte’s door.

Charlotte's Web

One of the accusations is that Charlotte has broken the Data Protection Act and, as Jack Irvine said in his interview with Andy Muirhead of Scotzine (which can be read in full here):- Continue reading



Filed under Criminal Law, Data Protection Act

A Selection of Highly Recommended Scottish Blogs For Your Delectation

Long, long ago I placed a “blog roll” on the side of this page listing blogs I liked and which I thought would be worth visiting.

I thought I would do something similar, but in the form of a blog post.

Partly this is because it is well worth doing, and all of the blogs in question deserve as wide attention as possible…

Partly it is because, after Thursday’s four blog posts, and two which are partially drafted, I am looking for a bit of relief from Nimmo Smith fatigue (but do not worry, I will have more to say about the decision and its implications and reception).

All the blogs below have a connection, either close or tenuous, with the law. However I think each one comes from better writers than me, and undoubtedly each one benefits from the author not being afraid to edit their thoughts down!

Quite sensibly none of them are as prolific and verbose as I am, so rather than make them daily visits, if you popped on every week or so, then I am sure that you will enjoy what has been added to each site that week. Continue reading


Filed under Blogging