Textbook Key

F: Foundations of Information Privacy and Data Protection

US: U.S. Private-sector Privacy

C: Canadian Privacy

E: European Privacy

G: U.S. Government Privacy

IT: Privacy in Information Technology

M: Privacy Program Management

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Defamation

Common law tort which focuses on a false or defamatory statement, defined as a communication tending “so to harm the reputation of another as to lower him in the estimation of the community or to deter third persons from associating or dealing with him.”

Reference(s) in IAPP Certification Textbooks: US155

Associated term(s): Common Law