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The court also stopped the magazine from republishing the pictures — including on its website and its tablet app — as well as reselling them.

Mondadori faces a daily fine of $13,100 if it fails to do so.

“These snapshots which showed the intimacy of a couple, partially naked on the terrace of a private home, surrounded by a park several hundred meters from a public road, and being able to legitimately assume that they are protected from passers-by, are by nature particularly intrusive,” the French ruling decreed. “[They] were thus subjected to this brutal display the moment the cover appeared.”