invasion of privacy

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the wrongful intrusion by individuals or the government into private affairs with which the public has no concern

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Other chapters cover federal preemption of state law, authors' moral rights, unfair competition, the protection of ideas by express or implied contract, defamation, public disclosure of private facts, right of privacy and false light, and right of publicity.
For each of these types of harms, direct corollaries can be drawn to the torts of intrusion on seclusion, (155) publicity given to private facts, (156) and false light and defamation.
The district court denied part of McAfee's anti-SLAPP (Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation) motion to dismiss the malicious prosecution claim because of conflicting evidence regarding what information McAfee turned over to the government, but granted its motion to strike Roberts' defamation and false light claims as time-barred.
For McLuhan is in fact setting up a dichotomy between the false light and the true light.
False light invasion of privacy involves disclosure of a person's private information to others who have no fight or legitimate information in the content, and which places the individual in a false light before the public.
He called false media reports about it "a 24-hour noise box committed to presenting the president in a false light.
In its court documents, the credit union contended that publishing the liquidation order "is defamatory, casts KAPFCU in a false light, has caused an erosion of public confidence.
Mzamane sued for defamation, false light and infliction of emotional distress.
Lake explores the false light invasion of privacy tort.
The dragon child, Draco Malfoy is filled with bad faith and basks in the reflected glow of his Death Eater father Lucius' false light.
This reference is also significant, since McQuoid-Mason in the quoted section, (24) distinguishes expressly between false light publication where non-defamatory but untrue information relating to a person is disseminated, and appropriation, where someone's identity is used without consent.
The False Light Doctrine and invasion of privacy claims.
Based on those and other statements reproduced in the court opinion, Tuite filed a complaint, which he later amended, alleging defamation per se, false light invasion of privacy, and intentional infliction of emotional distress.
The company filed a lawsuit against Gannett Company, the parent company of USA Today and the Arizona Republic, for libel, false light invasion of privacy, injurious falsehood and tortuous interference with business relations.
The lawsuit accuses the publication and certain individuals of false light invasion of privacy.