Givemefootball (G) was the host of the Professional Football Association (PFA) website. Playup (P) ran a gaming business over mobile phones. The parties entered into a contract under which G agreed with P to send targeted text messages to customers who used their site and who would obviously be interested in the sort of interactive gaming offered by P.
Internet publishers are liable for privacy invasions in each country the material is accessible. The actor Oliver Martinez brought a claim against the Sunday Mirror in a Court in France over his relationship with Kylie Minogue.
A pilot scheme has been introduced for Privacy Injunctions by the Master of Rolls Lord Neuberger. Practice Direction 51(F) provides for a pilot scheme to analyse data as to injunctions prohibiting the use of private or confidential information.