Is Your Private Information Being Misused Online? A Lawyer Can Help

Is Your Private Information Being Misused Online? A Lawyer Can Help Social media sites bear social responsibilities and, if you are the victim of wounding online posts, you are not without legal protection. The point was powerfully made by one High Court case in which Facebook was ordered to pay £3,000 damages to a father whose private information was misused. The man was the subject of offensive and distasteful posts concerning, amongst other things, his alleged religious sectarian activities, his sexual orientation and his treatment of women. He complained to Facebook, both in person and through solicitors, but the posts concerned were not taken down until 12 days after he…