May 072011
 May 7, 2011  Posted by  Court, Non-U.S.

David Connett reports:

Judges at the European Court of Human Rights will this week rule on whether the former world motor sports boss Max Mosley’s right to privacy was invaded when he wasn’t told about a story containing colourful claims about his sex life before it was published in the News of the World.

Victory for Mr Mosley would be landmark ruling that could, in effect, introduce a celebrity privacy law and could spell the death of so-called “kiss and tell” stories, according to some commentators. Critics claim any such ruling will lead to an explosion of controversial pre-emptive legal injunctions and have a “chilling” effect on freedom of expression.

Read more in The Independent.

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