How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Jo C. Your Own Question
Jo C.
Jo C., Barrister
Category: Law
Satisfied Customers: 32086
Experience:  Over 5 years in practice
Type Your Law Question Here...
Jo C. is online now

Is it legal to publish a handwritten private communication

Customer Question

Is it legal to publish a handwritten private communication on social media and the media without the author's consent?
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Buachaill replied 4 months ago.

1. Can you please answer some factual questions so I am able to answer your query. Firstly, who are you or what is your interest? Was the handwritten private communication marked 'private' or was it marked 'confidential'? Who has published the communication on social media - the recipient of the communication or some other person? What were the contents of the private communication? Did it contain any personal matters relating to the author's private affairs?