NT1 v Google Llc: QBD 18 Jan 2018

An application was made at this pre-trial review, by the claimants in two actions, where they had already obtained orders to preserve their anonymity, for orders protecting that anonymity under the defendant’s search engine.


Nicklin J


[2019] QB 344, [2018] EWHC 67 (QB) (Rev 3




Contempt of Court Act 1981 11, Data Protection Act 1998, General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679


England and Wales


CitedGoogle Spain Sl v Agencia Espanola De Proteccion De Datos (AEPD), Gonzalez ECJ 13-May-2014
Internet Search Engine – Name Removal
ECJ Grand Chamber – Personal data – Protection of individuals with regard to the processing of such data – Directive 95/46/EC – Articles 2, 4, 12 and 14 – Material and territorial scope – Internet search engines . .

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See AlsoNT 1 and Another v Google Llc QBD 15-Feb-2018
The claimants sought injunctions to restrain the defendant search engine from listing details of historic convictions. They now sought anonymisation of the proceedings pending trial, and the court considered the form of that anonymisation. . .
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Updated: 13 April 2022; Ref: scu.603728