invasion of privacy

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Noun1.invasion of privacy - the wrongful intrusion by individuals or the government into private affairs with which the public has no concern
civil wrong, tort - (law) any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be brought
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Summary: Defendant convicted on molestation and breach of privacy charges after filming victim as she stepped out of salon
3 million tax bill appeared on Fresh News, prompting her to call the release of a confidential document a breach of privacy laws.
The spy technology in questions features cameras attached to pens, glasses, walkie-talkies and electric plugs, and using these devices constitutes a breach of privacy which is strictly banned in Oman.
Ernesto Mauri, 70, chief executive of publishing group Mondadori, which produces Closer, received a maximum fine of 45,000 euros for using a document obtained by breach of privacy.
This incident was a serious breach of privacy, and Their Royal Highnesses felt it essential to pursue all legal remedies.
Closer magazine's lawyer Paul-Albert Iweins said the photos did not qualify for a breach of privacy and maintained that the magazine cast the royal couple "in a positive light.
Referring to the messages, he emphasised that Article 380 dealing with breach of privacy can be applied if someone discloses or spreads information stored on a victim's mobile phone.
The maximum penalty for breach of privacy is six months in jail and a fine of up to Dhs500,000.
They are suggesting it may have been stolen and there is a breach of privacy.
Rufi Osmani former president of NDP stressed that the massive eavesdropping on citizens in Macedonia is harmful breach of privacy.
Abu Dhabi: The Abu Dhabi Court of Misdemeanour turned down the bail plea of three executives working at a government entity, including two Emiratis, who have been detained in a case of breach of privacy.