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Invasion of Privacy A 20 th -21 st Century Tort
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Invasion of Privacy Truth is not a defense
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Invasion of Privacy Damage to your honor still matters
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Invasion of Privacy Intrusions may be a tort
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Computers Provide numerous businesses and governments with the means to gain a large amount of information about many individuals Perhaps the most serious legal problem created by computers is their encroachment upon the individual's right to privacy In 1974, Congress passed a Privacy Act restricting the types of computerized records that the government may maintain and its uses of those records
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Government Authorities Just because government authorities violate a citizen’s right of privacy does not mean that the citizen is entitled to damages Gonzaga University v. Paster
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The Press Privacy concerns may limit the
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Unformatted text preview: press’ right of access to certain records without unconstitutionally infringing on free speech • Los Angeles Police Dept. v. United Reporting Publishing Co. Invasion of Privacy case: There are 4 ways to make a case for invasion of privacy: 1. Public disclosure of private facts 2. Publication of information placing a person in a false light 3. Intruding upon a person’s private life 4. Unauthorized appropriation of name or likeness Invasion of Privacy • Public disclosure of private facts, publication of information placing a person in a false light, and intruding upon a person’s private life must be highly offensive to a reasonable person • Unauthorized appropriation of name or likeness does not require that the defendant’s behavior be outrageous...
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