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Jody Corcoran: All citizens must resist assault on media liberty

A freedom which is restricted to what government and judges think to be responsible or in the public interest is no freedom

Published 06/01/2013 | 05:00

Alan Shatter has effectively said that he intends – in the words of Lord Denning – 'to stake out the exceptions to freedom of speech'. It is time to wake up, folks; this may be about to get scary

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The justice minister has seized upon the publication, by the Irish Daily Star, of topless photographs of the Duchess of Cambridge, widely published on the internet, to announce his intention to revisit the 2006 Privacy Bill.

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