Home > Experts > Question Question Posted by: Stupidity is Expensive | 2014/09/18 Can I do something to this third party? My husband works internationally and we have been going through a tough time financially and emotionally. About two months ago an old friend of mine contacted me and we started chatting and somehow it changed into him sending me naked photos and me sending him back. It only happened once but the fact is it happened. I downloaded photo's to my work pc with the intention of putting it on a cd to take home but did not realize those pictures were downloaded as well. I resigned from my job quite suddenly and completely forgot about the photo's. My previous employer found it on the pc under the folder I named M Private. Without my knowledge he contacted my sister in law and now has contacted my husband as well. I was of the intent to tell my husband about this because I felt bad about what I have done but did not get the chance as someone slipped him the photo's. I have no problem with the fact that he is now considering divorcing me as I was in the wrong but what the other two parties did was unfair and meddling in my private stuff. Can I do anything to them? Not what you were looking for? Try searching again, or ask your own question 1 Our users say: Posted by: Assertive | 2014/09/29 The POPI act has only just been introduced. There are still a lot of grey areas around the Act. You can have a civil claim but it would also not be easy to prove. I would say that its better that you move on with your life and keep your peace. Going to court for this will certainly drain you more. You will spend more on the legal fees than any amount they would be ordered to pay if any. Your husband divorcing you is consequence to him having had a view of these photos. You have mentioned that this actually did happen. In S.African law you are allowed to defame a person, so long as its true. So, if i were you I would just accept and move on. Life happens! Reply to Assertive Have your say Your name (optional) Your comment Security × Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly. Search health advice Find an answer × Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly. Reply to Your name (optional) Your comment Security Close Submit comment Recently: Asked Questions Answered Questions Commented Questions Pharmapress verses enalapril. Left side of forehead twitching everyday. Water birth. Betanoid Syrup. Ankle swelling and burning sensation. Left side of forehead twitching everyday. Do you recommend grandpa for headaches? Can I use Atenol and Simvastatin together? Pharmapress verses enalapril. Am I pregnant because my period stopped? Hi im on depo for one month now and have gained 7kg despite of the fact that im using herbex slimming products.What can I di to stop the weight gain? Did Herbex Slimmer work for weight loss for anybody? Sexual harassment. Husband in denial How do you identify gender issues in tweens? advertisement From our sponsors Johannesburg conference to tackle digital transformation in healthcare Coital incontinence: the ‘oops’ women are too afraid to talk about Symptoms differ from person to person, identifying what triggers your IBS WIN a R2000 voucher. Great skin is just a click away!