Super injunctions, privacy, hacking and Twitter all made the headlines in 2011. But libel reform, cookies, cloud computing and intermediary liability were also salient issues. These and more are likely to develop in 2012, as the relentless innovation of digital media continues to keep us gripped.
Tim Pinto takes a look into the future and the expectations for the hottest legal topics next year.
Sally Annereau reviews the impact of the new European Directive is having on businesses.
Graham Hann discusses some of the potential legal issues these developments might trigger.
Adam Rendle looks back on the social media activity hitting the headlines this year.