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Privacy Law Outline Warren & Brandeis, The Right to Privacy, 4 HARV. L. REV. 193 (1890) Six exceptions to the right to privacy

1. Does not prohibit any publication of matter which is of public or general interest

2. Does not prohibit communication of any matter, though private in nature, when the publication is made under circumstances, which would render it a privileged communication according to the law slander or libel.

3. Does not grant redress for invasion of privacy by oral publication in the absence of special damages

4. It ceases upon publication of the facts by the individual or with his consent

5. The truth of the matter published does not afford a defense

6. The absence of malice by the publisher is not a defense Remedies: 1) a tort action; 2) an injunction in a very limited number of a cases

1) notice 2) access 3) limited use/consent 4) security 5) enforcement Privacy Act: Private information in a system of records, queryiable (name information in a system of records that is retrievable), government cannot disclose your information. FOIA trumps Privacy Act request: If not an unwarranted invasion of privacy under FOIA Fair Information Practices Notice Consent/Limits on ordinary use Access/Right to accuracy Security Enforcement FOIA; Privacy; Search & Seizure & Health Privacy Act: government can't sell or rent information of its employees

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