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Samizdata - 6:30 pm on May 23, 2011 (gmt 0)
This particular case does not involve a "superinjunction".
The term is used solely for a secret injunction, the very existence of which cannot be mentioned in the media. In this case, the applicant's name was withheld and another (named) party was gagged.
The UK does not have a single legal system.
A Scottish newspaper published details of the case on its front page, but was careful to restrict circulation to Scotland and omitted the story from its website.
The funniest part of the Streisand Effect was the chants at the player's home football stadium.
He has now been named in Parliament and the English media feel free to follow suit.
His name is... irrelevant.
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