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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And he himself in so far as he shows himself in a false light, becomes a shadow, or, indeed, ceases to exist.
Now, whilst cheerfully admitting that you have done your best to fulfil that condition, I cannot help feeling that, in presenting the facts in the guise of fiction, you have, in spite of yourself, shown them in a false light.
Her mind in this instance, and, as I feared, in other instances besides, confusedly presented to her something which she had only intended to do in the false light of something which she had really done.
I cannot have deceived myself," he said; "I must look upon the past in a false light.
The testimony in regard to her scowl was frightfully important; it seemed to hold up her image wholly relieved from the false light of her self-partialities, and so hideous that she dared not look at it.
After each disappointment in marriage, the poor lady, led to despise mankind, began to see them all in a false light.
Ev'n should I fall o'er the broken bridge passing, Or stray in the marshes, by false lights beguiled, Still will my Father, with promise and blessing, Take to His bosom the poor orphan child.
Simpson in a false light by providing the scandalous information to media outlets, for profit and in the hopes of jeopardizing Mr.
A first cousin to defamation is false light liability.
Second, is the false light tort, which requires that a defendant's dissemination of information portray the plaintiff in a false and derogatory light that would be offensive to a reasonable person.
Mertz, who had worked for the city since 1997, accused Chase and Markell of potentially damaging his reputation by making statements that cast him in a false light.
Among his topics are spectrometer concepts, the dispersion elements: diffraction grating and refraction prism, design considerations of monochromator and spectrograph systems, detectors for optical spectroscopy, the illumination of spectrometers and samples, the calibration of spectrometers, and stray and false light.