Tuesday, August 7, 2007
J. K. "Harry Potter" Rowling has lost an intrusion into seclusion claim against the Sunday Express and the copyright holders of a photo of her and her young son David which the Express published of the two on a London street. The judge ruled it a depiction of "an area of routine activity which, when conducted in a public place, carries no guarantee of privacy". Ms. Rowling will have to pay costs. However, the judge has allowed an appeal. Read more here in a BBC story.