Report Says Irish Newspaper Faces Possible Closure After Publishing Duchess of Cambridge's Topless Pictures; GreenBeanBuddy Asserts Issue Stirred-Up Present Privacy Laws

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An Irish newspaper that published the topless photographs of Kate Middleton was threatened to be shut down by its co-owner. Meanwhile, entertainment and sports news website GreenBeanBuddy.com commented that the princes' scandal stirred the current privacy laws.

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...no matter how people look at it, one thing sure is that it stirred the present privacy laws.

After Prince Harry's picture scandal earlier this month, another one has put England's monarch into the international limelight. Recently, topless photographs of Kate Middleton, wife of Prince William and the future Queen of England, emerged in the virtual world and in print. And as reported by inquistr.com, the latest publication of it by The Daily Star brought the paper into a possible closure. Meanwhile, entertainment and sports news website GreenBeanBuddy.com commented that the said issue stirred the current privacy laws.

Based on the report, The Daily Star, an Irish newspaper publication, was the third to publish the pictures of the Duchess of Cambridge without her top. It basically followed the steps of Italy's Chi and France's Closer magazines. Its editor, Michael O'Kane, was suspended after the publication of the said images, the report related.

However, the report also shared that the co-owner of the said paper, Richard Desmond, denied knowing about the publication of the said photographs. It added that he also openly expressed his anger over it and even declared he was taking immediate steps for the closure of the said paper.

Here's an excerpt of the post Irish Paper to Be Possibly Closed Down For Posting Kate Middleton's Topless Pictures by GreenBeanBuddy.com.

“The issue about the Duchess of Cambridge's topless photographs is getting bigger and bigger. And the latest about it – an Irish newspaper faces possible closure over its decision to re-publish the said images.

As reports said, Irish's newspaper, The Daily Star, chose to follow the steps of French magazine Closer and Italian magazine Chi. It also published Kate Middleton's photographs without her top. And amidst the chaos the newspaper's decision produced, its editor Michael O'Kane defended that the Duchess is not the future queen of Ireland and added that the photos are very tasteful.”

As shared by entertainment and sports news website GreenBeanBuddy.com, the royal couple already launched legal actions against the publishers and the photographer of the controversial pictures of the Duchess of Cambridge. However, though some look at the publication of the photographs as an exercise of freedom of speech, the site said other people argue that those who took and published the images went overboard. Nonetheless, it said that no matter how people look at it, one thing sure is that it stirred the present privacy laws.

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