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my address was actually taken down, my full name , city and state remain, along with 134 comments from men on my pictures, no longer there
my name comes up now, on the search engines when someone googles my name
I do day care and am concerned, I have beautiful children I care for and sexual predators know my full name and city I live in, its a small city, easy to find me.
is this information contained only to one site or has it spread?
we think they hacked into my computer or phone, I'm getting weird messages coming up on it.
only on one site for now, all we can see,
they do it for money, they asked me for 5 k, but found the infringement laws and it worked , I told them I didn't have that amount,
Generally speaking, now that the site has been on notice the site is possibly invading you privacy.
do you know where the operators of the site are located?
if I had some solid laws and statues broken, I can use it in a letter to their hosting site, and work it from that way
in the US?
california, but not sure, yes in the us
i was so desparate , when my pictures were still up, i went into my comments and asked , begged for someone to take them down...they replied by saying, for a good time go to, and put my address in the comments....after 3 days I had them removed by many many letters
i was so concerned a predator would show up, i do day care and small children come to my home every day
some good solid laws I could use for leverage, in my letter is what may help, I have to give it a try, and keep sending it , to many people , til I hit the right one
There are no specific laws on this other than laws pertaining to personally identifiable information that needs ot be stored in a certain way. One of the issues is that the site did not actively obtain the info but rather received the information
therefore the way to approach this would be to send a cease and desist letter where you outline your damages and reserve the right to file an action
and what about something like misrepresentation,
i didn't post them and the post said I did, that is false information
you are correct. You can initiate legal action under laws involving falselight and defamation
they know I did not post those pictures, so keeping my name , can that be something as well
writing that down...
(in various flavors negligent misrepresentation, fraudulent misrepresentation)
perfect, and is there anything for knowing it is false information and still keeping it on their site?
you can also allege possible extortion as they asked for an unreasonably high fee to remove small amounts information
another thing, what about endangerment to something, these sexual predators coming to my home or me caring for small children...
knowing that it is false and leaving it on the site may be an intentional tort
it may also count as negligence
I would recommend that to an extent possible that you have an attorney send the letter to the site and to the hosting company. those typically get more attention
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