What is a superinjunction?



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A so-called “superinjunction” is a court order preventing someone from doing something, usually preventing the media from reporting something which someone claims would wrongfully intrude on their privacy.

It is “super” because it applies not only to the substance of report (ie what is supposed to have happened), but also to the identity of the person involved.

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