Q: Illegal? I'm texting a female friend. Female friend husband takes pictures of her texts to me and sends to my wife.
After receiving the pictures of the texts my wife then forwards the pictures on to others. Is that illegal?
Taking pictures of someone else's private text messages without their consent may be a violation of privacy laws, depending on the specific laws in your jurisdiction. Additionally, forwarding those pictures to others may also be a violation of privacy laws, as well as potentially defamatory if the contents of the texts are untrue or damaging to your reputation. It is recommended that you consult with a lawyer familiar with privacy and defamation laws in your area for further advice on your specific situation.
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