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Where you talk about exemplary damages and you explain that you've had a change of mind and you now think that exemplary damages in actions for invasion of privacy and breach of confidence are appropriate and necessary in exceptional circumstances. Of course, the answer to that question lies in the hands of the senior judiciary as a matter of law, unless there's legislation, but can I give you the opportunity to explain why you think that should be the case?

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