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Isn't that slightly anomalous, though, that in libel the wrong, if there is a wrong, can be corrected by a public announcement of the court and a payment of damages and the public understands that a wrong has been righted, but in privacy, the complaint, of course, can be 100 per cent accurate, but the damage, the intrusion of privacy, is permanent, which is an argument, of course, in favour of prior notification. Is that not a possible analysis?

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