Radio New Zealand reports:
A decision to clear Cameron Slater of Privacy Act breaches could result in all bloggers being exempt from the legislation, the Director of Human Rights Proceedings says.
The director’s lawyer, Simon Judd, told the Human Rights Review Tribunal today there was nothing to distinguish Mr Slater from any other blogger who expressed their opinions on the internet.
Mr Slater denies breaching the privacy of former Hell Pizza executive Matt Blomfield when he posted 46 of the businessman’s personal documents online.
The Tribunal has reserved its decision.
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