Comment: There is a strain of modern

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There is a strain of modern

There is a strain of modern tort law regarding invasion of privacy. It is a relatively new right, less than 100 years old, but a right none the less.

Modern tort law includes four categories of invasion of privacy:[6]
1.Intrusion of solitude: physical or electronic intrusion into one's private quarters.
2.Public disclosure of private facts: the dissemination of truthful private information which a reasonable person would find objectionable
3.False light: the publication of facts which place a person in a false light, even though the facts themselves may not be defamatory.
4.Appropriation: the unauthorized use of a person's name or likeness to obtain some benefits.

Ventura 2012