Opinion: “Prior Notification in privacy cases: contesting a false premise” – Andrew Scott

25 06 2010

Lawyers acting for Max Mosley have recently published their response to the arguments presented to the Strasbourg court by various intervening media groups and by the UK Government. They argue that “a fundamental misconception” underlies their opponents’ perspectives [2]; that there is a blinkered insistence on Article 10 rights to media freedom to the exclusion of any respect for privacy. On its terms, this is a persuasive argument. If there is a basic error, however, it lies on the side of the applicant. Read the rest of this entry »