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A website has been created about individual regarding their

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A website has been created about individual regarding their criminal convictions and has been posted on a couple of website forums pointing people to this website. The blog takes the forum of publicly available information including newspaper reports and people have been informed of this persons criminal convictions
No contact has been made with this particular person
Could this be construed as harrasment
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Alex Watts :

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Alex Watts :

Does the website disclose personal details such as address of the person etc?

JACUSTOMER-ycuhgv4m- :

No the website that was online just provided links to publicly available information on the internet, so any addresses were on news websites etc

JACUSTOMER-ycuhgv4m- :

His address was also on companies house and another publically available website, but these were just put on the website, as links to public information

Alex Watts :

Ok, then no its not harassment.

Alex Watts :

As long as you not advertising as such, then its fine.\

Alex Watts :

Its public information

Alex Watts :

Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?

JACUSTOMER-ycuhgv4m- :

no its simply highlighted informaton thats in the public domain

JACUSTOMER-ycuhgv4m- :

When you say advertising as such what do you mean?, this website was created to draw attention to fact that this guy had certain convictions

JACUSTOMER-ycuhgv4m- :

Does harrasment need to be a course of action directly at someone,

Alex Watts :

I mean paying google or something like that.

Alex Watts :

Harassment can be indirect

Alex Watts :

Like encouraging people to go and take action etc.

Alex Watts :

Does this help?

JACUSTOMER-ycuhgv4m- :

yes thats perfect, no nothing like that, nothing by proxy etc

Alex Watts : Great. Can I help with anything else today?
JACUSTOMER-ycuhgv4m- :

no thanks bye

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