Actor Hugh Grant to give evidence on privacy

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LONDON (AP) -- Actor Hugh Grant and former Formula One chief Max Mosley will give evidence to British lawmakers about privacy laws and injunctions.

The lawmakers are gathering evidence about the efficacy of privacy laws and the use of legal gag orders that have been accused of stifling the media.

Media outlets have expressed alarm at the increasing use of injunctions or so-called "super-injunctions," court orders which not only ban reporting of details of a specific case, but often forbid any public mention that an injunction exists.

Mosley and Grant have both had details of their private lives published in several newspapers and both gave evidence last month at Leveson inquiry on media practices.