Media interest in celebrities’ lives is legitimate, European court rules – The Guardian

Posted February 10th, 2012 in human rights, media, news, privacy by tracey

“The private lives of celebrities are of legitimate interest to the media, the European court of human rights (ECHR) has ruled in landmark judgments involving a cocaine-possessing German TV actor and Princess Caroline of Monaco. The decisions by the Strasbourg court establish significant legal precedents for privacy cases in British courts, tipping the balance back towards freedom of expression.”

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The Guardian, 7th February 2012