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.
Claims include those for retaliatory violations of plaintiffs' right to freedom of speech under the First Amendment of the United States Constitution, conspiracy, defamation, false light and invasion of privacy.
According to court papers, the fashion photographer has accused the owners of the 103-floor skyscraper of casting him "in a false light as a person who has violated terms of a license, created a public disturbance, and has violated the law".
The lawsuit reads: "The movie and article in the New York Post places Plaintiffs and their family members in a false light.
Before the votes were cast, Robinson sued DeFazio for running billboard ads that Robinson claimed portrayed him in a false light.
One of his complaints was that programme makers manipulated footage to show him in a false light.