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Sunday, November 20, 2005

Prince of Wales Sues Mail on Sunday Over Publication of Private Writings

Prince Charles has proceeded with a lawsuit against the Mail on Sunday over its publication of private writings he made concerning his impressions of the 1997 British surrender of Hong Kong to the People's Republic of China. He is alleging violation of copyright and confidentiality. The Mail defends itself by saying that it did nothing illegal in obtaining copies of the Prince's writings, that the writings were eventually intended to be made public, and that they are newsworthy. Read more here.

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