Meghan Markle received a Christmas present from a UK tabloid.
During the holiday season, The Mail on Sunday and Mail Online published a court-ordered statement acknowledging the Duchess of Sussex’s legal victory over their publisher, Associated Newspaper Limited, over the publication of the passages. excerpt of a 2018 private letter she wrote to her estranged father. The move with no apology prompted the hashtag #MeghanMarkleWon to trend on Twitter.
The statement was published a few weeks after the group failed efforts to appeal Meghan’s victory over her privacy and copyright infringement case against them.
On Sunday, December 26, Gifting Day, a notice at the bottom of the front page of Mail on Sunday reads, “The Duchess of Sussex wins a copyright infringement lawsuit against linked newspapers to articles published in The Mail on Sunday and published in Mail Online – see page 3.”
A box in the top left corner of the third page contains statement reads “Following a hearing on 19-20 January 2021 and a follow-up hearing on 5 May 2021, the Court has rendered judgment in favor of the Duchess of Sussex on the claim of The court found that the Associated Newspaper had infringed her copyright by publishing excerpts of her handwritten letter to her father in The Mail on Sunday and on Mail Online. Financial remedies have been agreed.” The same statement was posted on Online email website on Christmas holidays.
A London High Court judge has determined what the announcement and statement will look like. He ruled that the font size of the statement should be “no smaller” than the front-page headline “Meghan’s painful letter to her father” which The Mail on Sunday published on 10. February 2019.
The article included excerpts from the duchess’s five-page handwritten letter to her estranged father, Thomas Markle, who give documents to the newspaper. A year later, Meghan sued Associated Newspaper Limited regarding the publication of letter excerpts, claims for damages due to misuse of personal information, copyright infringement, and violations of the Data Protection Act 2018.
In February, the Supreme Court judge issued a summary ruling in Megan’s favor, which stated that the duchess “had a reasonable expectation that the contents of the Letter would be kept private.” The court then ordered Associated Newspaper Limited to pay Meghan’s legal costs, estimated to total $1.88 million.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are finally introducing their daughter, Lilibet, to the world through their holiday card. The festive card, released on Thursday, shows the family of four beaming with excitement as baby Lili giggles in the air while Meghan picks her up. This is the first time the Duke and Duchess have released a photo taken with their young daughter.
After Associated Newspaper Limited lost its appeal earlier this month, Meghan said in a statement, “This is a victory not only for me but for anyone who has ever felt fear in standing up for what is right. Although this victory is a precedent, the most important thing is that we now stand for what is right. I was brave enough to reshape a tabloid industry in which people turn cruel, and profit from the lies and pain they create.”
She continued, “From day one, I’ve looked at this case as an important yardstick for right from wrong. Defendants have treated it like a game without rules. The more they bring it up, the more they take it. can distort facts and manipulate overtly (even during appeals), making a simple case more complicated to generate more headlines and sell more newspapers – a model In the nearly three years since this began, I have patiently faced deception, intimidation, and calculated attacks.”
She added, “The court held the defendant to account and my hope is that we all start to do the same. Because it seems so far removed from your personal life, it doesn’t have to. Tomorrow it could be you. These harmful practices don’t happen once in a blue moon – they are a daily failure that divides us, and we all deserve it. be better. “
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