Rocknroll v News Group Newspapers Ltd: ChD 17 Jan 2013

The claimant sought an order to restrain the defendant from publishing embarrassing photographs taken at a private party. He had taken an assignment of the copyright from the photographer.
Held: The court considered whether the extent to which the images or similar images of the claimants have appeared already in the public domain was relevant.
A public figure is not, by virtue of that quality, necessarily deprived of his or her legitimate expectations of privacy
Briggs J
[2013] EWHC 24 (Ch), [2013] All ER 98
European Convention on Human Rights 8
England and Wales
Cited by:
CitedMezvinsky and Another v Associated Newspapers Ltd ChD 25-May-2018
Choice of Division and Business Lists
Claim that the publication of pictures of the young children of the celebrity claimants had been published by the defendant on-line without consent and without pixelation, in breach of their human rights, of data protection, and right to privacy. . .
CitedRichard v The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and Another ChD 18-Jul-2018
Police suspect has outweighable Art 8 rights
Police (the second defendant) had searched the claimant’s home in his absence in the course of investigating allegations of historic sexual assault. The raid was filmed and broadcast widely by the first defendant. No charges were brought against the . .

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Updated: 28 April 2021; Ref: scu.470132