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    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main...ixnewstop.html

    "Paparazzi photos in German magazines showing Princess Caroline of Monaco shopping or on holiday with her family breached her right to respect for her private life, the European Court of Human Rights ruled yesterday.

    The Strasbourg court ruled unanimously against the German government for not banning such pictures and courts in Britain must now take the ruling "into account" when deciding future cases."

    This ruling will have a big effect on tabloids and magazines suck as "OK", "Hello" and "Good Bye"

    But is this ruling good or is it a step towards censorship?
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    (Original post by Lord Huntroyde)
    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main...ixnewstop.html

    "Paparazzi photos in German magazines showing Princess Caroline of Monaco shopping or on holiday with her family breached her right to respect for her private life, the European Court of Human Rights ruled yesterday.

    The Strasbourg court ruled unanimously against the German government for not banning such pictures and courts in Britain must now take the ruling "into account" when deciding future cases."

    This ruling will have a big effect on tabloids and magazines suck as "OK", "Hello" and "Good Bye"

    But is this ruling good or is it a step towards censorship?
    I think this ruling is positive. The tabloids have too much power as it is. I think that they need to have some restrictions on what they can and cannot print. Anything which helps this progress is a good thing.
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    (Original post by randdom)
    I think this ruling is positive. The tabloids have too much power as it is. I think that they need to have some restrictions on what they can and cannot print. Anything which helps this progress is a good thing.
    I agree - it is unfair to show pictures of a minor celebrity in the park with his family, but the photographers are worried that it will eventually mean photos that are in the public interest cannot be printed - censorship, in effect.
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    (Original post by Gnostic's Back)
    When I become the Emperor of the Known Universe I don't want my future wife's tits to be splashed on some working-class newspaper just because she sunbathed on a private beach.
    Any decent galatic emporer would own all the newspapers anyway.
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    (Original post by Lord Huntroyde)
    Any decent galatic emporer would own all the newspapers anyway.
    Especially in a democracy like America
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    (Original post by Lord Huntroyde)
    This ruling will have a big effect on tabloids and magazines suck as "OK", "Hello" and "Good Bye"
    Lol. Freudian slip, I feel.
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    (Original post by Bigcnee)
    Lol. Freudian slip, I feel.
    lol, oh yeah...
 
 
 
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