May 082013
 
 May 8, 2013  Breaches, Non-U.S.

An edition of BBC1’s Panorama has breached the Ofcom code after a man who was supposed to remain anonymous was identified by his friends.

The man, a gambling addict known only as Mr C, had his face obscured and he was filmed from a number of angles in an effort to stop him being recognisable, although his voice was not altered.

Ofcom said the programme fell foul of the code because his identification amounted to an infringement of his privacy.

Read more on The Telegraph.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.