Torts: Privacy: Intrusion

Intrusion = an invasion of Π’s solitude, in a way objectionable to the average person.
  • EX: spying, wiretapping, unauthorized video surveillance; eavesdropping; peeping through the window.
  • Exam caution: Π has to be somewhere where he or she has an expectation of privacy. Must have one in order to complain about invasion of solitude.
  • Exam caution: this tort does not require a trespass. There is no requirement that Δ committing the intrusion goes on the Π’s land.