The concept of privacy and the legal rights it implicates have historically proved difficult to define. In 1888, an English judge named Cooley coined one of the broadest yet most commonly used phrases to describe the right to privacy.
Mall, Laura Lee
"The Right To Privacy In Great Britain: Will Renewed Anti-Media Sentiment Compel Great Britain To Create A Right To Be Let Alone?,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 4
, Article 35.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/ilsajournal/vol4/iss2/35