Jan 042011
 
 January 4, 2011  Court, Non-U.S.

Joshua Rozenberg reports:

Max Mosley, the former president of motorsport’s governing body the FIA and winner of a famous privacy victory over the News of the World, goes to the European court of human rights next week to seek a major restraint on press freedom.

The court will hold an oral hearing next Tuesday to consider whether newspapers and other publishers should be required to warn individuals before writing about their private lives. That would give people an opportunity to seek court orders preventing breaches of privacy rather than having to make do with compensation after the damage is done.

Read more in the Guardian.

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