Is religious affiliation a private matter? JR20 v Facebook Ireland

In JR20 v Facebook Ireland Ltd [2017] NICA 48, the Court of Appeal was asked to rule on whether the respondent, J20, could have a reasonable expectation of privacy in relation to the religious affiliation of his adult children. At first instance, Colton J had ruled in favour of J20 and awarded him £3,000 general damages in respect of Facebook Ireland’s misuse of private information. Facebook appealed [1]. Continue reading