I have a website that helps people & their kids if they have any be smarter & safer online. I recently posted about a big safety flaw in the popular gaming platform "ROBLOX"
Since then I've spoken to the vice President of the company about the safety flaw and I'd like to make a follow up article and include parts of the email. Overall the emails show that the company isn't concerned about the flaw. Can I face any legal repercussions if I publish this article? When I first emailed the VP I introduced myself and my website, & the email has my websites domain name so they knew why I was contacting them since I had posted the first article before contacting them.
Yes, you can post the email. Their is no privacy right being violated.
However, be careful what you say after posting the VP's words as you don't want to create liability for yourself through defamation. For instance you say above, " Overall the emails show that the company isn't concerned about the flaw." If that is clearly stated as your opinion you will be in the clear. However, if you stated it as a fact, you could be defaming the company.
You may want to discuss your situation with a lawyer in more detail. Many lawyers on Avvo offer a free phone consultation.
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