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Consent the best defense against invasion of privacy lawsuits

July 14, 2011

Tags: invasion of privacy, right of publicity, false light, disclosure, intrusion

Truth, the best defense against a suit for defamation.
Biographers should be concerned not only with matters of copyright, fair use, and permissions, but also with the privacy and publicity rights of those they are quoting or writing about, said entertainment lawyer Kirk Schroder on the “Can I Quote That?” panel I moderated at the Compleat Biographer conference (more…)