Royal Photos Prompt Irish Minister To Urge Privacy Law Reform

Law360, New York (September 18, 2012, 5:11 PM EDT) -- The Irish justice minister on Monday revealed his intentions to push for reforms to the country's privacy legislation that would tighten restrictions on media outlets in response to an Irish tabloid's decision to publish topless photographs of Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge.

Criticizing the publication of these intrusive photos of Prince William's wife in the Dublin-based Irish Daily Star, Irish Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence Alan Shatter vowed to revisit the provisions of the Privacy Bill of 2006 — which is designed to protect...
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