The High Court has ruled that journalists’ right to protect their sources can be outweighed by the right to privacy, in a case involving pop singer and performer Cliff Richard.
Because of human rights, your boss can’t just spy on you, secret mass surveillance can be unlawful, and the blanket retention of our DNA data is not allowed. Human rights help guarantee our right to privacy from state intrusion.
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Children can be protected against intrusive media attention
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A photograph of the author JK Rowling's son was taken and published without permission or consent. It was decided that the child was entitled to privacy and the law should protect children against intrusive media attention.