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Complainant Name:
A woman

Clauses Noted: 3, 4

Publication: News of the World

A woman complained that she had been contacted by journalists including a news editor over the telephone from the newspaper about a private matter, involving a footballer with whom she has had a relationship. Her telephone number had been obtained without her consent. The complainant did not wish to speak to the newspaper about the matter.

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper made clear that it did not intend to contact the complainant again or revisit the story unless there was a significant change in circumstances.

Report: 71

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