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NSW My Details Published without Permission - My Rights under Australian Law?

Discussion in 'Other/General Law Forum' started by Skeata, 22 September 2015.

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  1. Skeata

    Skeata Member

    22 September 2015
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    I have just discovered that the story of a friend of mine that was abducted years ago has been published by a crime writer and has been selling for a few years now and I had no idea it even existed. My part in the story is included and my full name used. I am not comfortable about this at all and I was never consulted or gave permission for me to be a part of this book. What are my rights under Australian Law regarding this situation?
    Thank you
  2. Sophea

    Sophea Well-Known Member

    16 April 2014
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    If they have portrayed you in a negative light you may be able to sue for defamation?

    Factsheet -Defamation

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