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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According to ( US Weekly , Herjavec is also suing his ex-girlfriend for causing him emotional distress and public disclosure of private information. The wife of Kym Johnson also claimed that Vasinova gave paid interviews to tabloids and disclosed personal information about him.
They said the current bill could jeopardize the safety of victims by allowing public disclosure of private information. Ellis, defense lawyers and at least one victims organization, however, say the current bill would not present danger for crime victims or witnesses.
The product is designed to protect businesses against such threats as unauthorized access to or use of data or software; computer viruses that damaged or impair data; attacks that result in the inability to perform or gain access to e-business activities; public disclosure of private information; or outright theft of money, securities or other computer resources.

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