Is it against the law to....

  1. SimeyC profile image88
    SimeyCposted 4 years ago

    ...trawl other forums with the sole intention of discrediting a website, company or stock so that members / stock holders etc. become disgruntled and move to a competing website / stock etc. that the 'trawler' just happens to own, or will benefit by the switch?

    I have nothing against free speech - and everyone is allowed their opinion - but when it is done to undermine a business directly then is there a legal recourse?

    I saw this often on some stock forums I used to follow - effectively trying to get others to sell stock and invest in a different stock...

  2. knolyourself profile image60
    knolyourselfposted 4 years ago

    It is if people are just cogs.