Mosley fails in European Court privacy appeal

The ECHR has rejected Max Mosley's appeal to tighten privacy laws in the UK following the publicatio

The ECHR has rejected Max Mosley's appeal to tighten privacy laws in the UK following the publication of revelations made about him by the now defunct News of the World.

Ex-Formula One boss Max Mosley has failed in his bid to get his case to toughen up UK privacy laws referred to the European Court of Human Rights Grand Chamber.

In May, Mosley took the UK government to the European Court seeking a change in the law to make it compulsory for journalists to contact the subjects of their stories in advance when publishing information which breached their privacy.

Mosley claimed it was unfair that the first he knew of the News of the World filming his extra-marital sexual exploits with five paid dominatrices was when he read about it in the paper.

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