BERLIN— Four Swiss journalists have won a case before the European Court of Human Rights over their use of hidden cameras. Zurich's regional court in 2007 ordered the journalists, from Swiss public television SRF, to pay fines for violating the privacy of one insurance broker. The Strasbourg, France- based European Court of Human Rights said Tuesday that the...» Read More
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