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My son sent sent a private email to his separated wife. she

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my son sent sent a private email to his separated wife. she posted it on her facebook page for all to see. is this legal?

Yes, that is legal I'm afraid.

People are not under a duty to keep private correspondence confidential.

My old pupil master used to tell me never to set down anything in writing that I wouldn't want read out in court. I have found it useful.

Can I clarify anything for you?


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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Jo, thanks for the swift response. My son doesn't know I contacted you, in fact what he said was very measured and sensible but it was the principle I was interested in for his sake.thanks againpaul

The only thing I can think of is harassment but then she would have to do this repeatedly and even then it is quite weak.

Thanks for the accept.