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(p. 701) 22. The Protection of Human Privacy 

(p. 701) 22. The Protection of Human Privacy
(p. 701) 22. The Protection of Human Privacy

Simon Deakin

, Angus Johnston

, and Basil Markesinis

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date: 21 February 2020

This chapter discusses violations of human privacy by private individuals and organisations. It is divided as follows: (1) the difficulties of defining privacy; (2) the casuistic protection afforded by English law; (3) the protection afforded in the most important types of cases; (4) the growth of breach of confidence after the entry into force of the Human Rights Act 1998; (5) Europe and beyond.

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