The transcripts of the official inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the press. More…

Correct, sir. It is within the same -- originally, citing Article 8, in other words the same body of law that operates now in the British jurisdiction. However, the codification into the French constitution as a constitutional right gives it further strength. It is a very -- which partly goes to the French approach to privacy and the private life, but it is a broader one about the ownership of the public space and the ownership of image.

Here is an example: a French TV crew wanting to do a GV, a generally view shot of a beach, talking about exceptional weather at a particular time, cannot identify a single person on the beach because each person lying on the beach owns their only image and could sue, and so therefore pictures are blurred. It is an absolute view. It is sort of the Hanover decision on speed. It is absolutely a view that the public realm is private unless any individual wishes their movement in the public realm to be identified and commented upon. It's, in our view, an unhappy place to be.

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