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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com/celebrity-news/news/robert-herjavec-sues-ex-girlfriend-for-extortion/) US Weekly , Herjavec is also suing his ex-girlfriend for causing him emotional distress and public disclosure of private information.