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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John Rimmer, Merseyside executive member for teaching union, NAS/UWT said: "We are opposed to this harassment, and the plan to use telephone contact in this way is an invasion of privacy.
The motorists were not given any form of of- ficial identification from the census takers, they were not informed of any data protection procedures and were then asked to give personal details about their movements which I regard an invasion of privacy.
Barrell's concern is with the 'cultural effects of that repression, the atmosphere of suspicion it created', the politicisation of anything and everything and the invasion of privacy to which it led.
Under the deal agreed with prosecutors in New Jersey, two counts of invasion of privacy against Wei will be dropped if she co-operates with Ravi's prosecution, The BBC reports.
I SEE the Royals are now telling us they do not want any possible invasion of privacy during their holidays at Sandringham.
Installing these cameras is an invasion of privacy and is most likely to cause many problems," said Member of Parliament Abdul-Rahman al-Anad.
FORMER bank boss Sir Fred could still sue for invasion of privacy - despite being unmasked as a love cheat in Parliament.
A SUTTON Coldfield homeowner has been told to put obscure glazing in windows on their new extension to prevent an invasion of privacy.
It's hardly an invasion of privacy - especially when soldiers could die if they don't.
If worded correctly, security firms' contracts with their clients further protect them from invasion of privacy allegations and other exposures.
The Daily Express claimed in a report that the Palace was upset with how the Australian media was treating the Duke and Duchess, while The Independent upheld that the photos were "likely be seen as an invasion of privacy.
We may lose (the case), but I think anyone with an ounce of common sense can see that taking pictures under the table up someone's skirt without anyone's knowledge is an invasion of privacy.