Wednesday, February 15, 2012

SpyCam Story #649 - Florida's SpyCam (almost) Law

FL - The Florida Senate has unanimously approved a bill that increases the charges related to the crime known as "video voyeurism."

Senators approved the bill (SB 436) on Tuesday by a 40-0 vote after adding an amendment clarifying that people under 19 can't be charged with a felony.

This bill increases video voyeurism offenses that are now first-degree misdemeanors to third-degree felonies. It also increases current third-degree felony video voyeurism offenses to second-degree felonies. And it makes clear that people have a "reasonable expectation of privacy" inside a home. (more)