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Perhaps if I can come back, what I was referring to was that once the Sunday Herald had taken the decision to publish Ryan Giggs' name, we had a discussion about whether or not we should follow suit and name the other people who were known to have injunctions against publication. We decided not, on the basis that even though there was no injunctions applicable in the Scottish jurisdiction, that it wouldn't protect you from legal action for breach of privacy in Scotland, and we took the decision that the situation was markedly different with Ryan Giggs compared to the other names, and that even if we chose to push back the boundaries, the chances of us being able to defend a privacy action against us were few and far between so we decided not to.

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