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Verdict: Parliament violated press freedom

A verdict made by the Strasbourg based European Court of Human Rights condemns Hungarian Parliament for violating freedom of press with their regulations and banning journalists. The Office of Parliament is ordered to pay legal fees of €4574  (4900 USD). Parliament will not reconsider their house regulations because they claim the verdict approved multiple parts of their defence.

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Photographer sued Steven Spielberg

An interesting legal debate started when Steven Spielberg (employees) didn’t allow a photographer to take paparazzi photos of a movie shooting on the streets of New York. Security guards did everything they could to prevent photographing the movie shooting. They installed blockades, canvases, privacy screens and held umbrellas in front of the photographer to block his view. Photographer in return sued the movie company for infringing First amendment rights as New York streets are private property and it is part of freedom of speech to take photos of things happening on the streets.