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Peeping tom law changes

Peeping toms and drones

New Jersey politicians are advancing changes to the state’s Peeping Tom laws, so if you fly a drone with a camera it is possible in the future that you might be charged as a peeping tom.

Per NJ101.5, fourteen legislators are sponsoring a “law would also cover drones that photograph or videotape someone when they should have a reasonable expectation of privacy. Under the proposed law, it would be a fourth degree offense for observing someone who has a reasonable expectation of privacy or hovering over a dwelling or school, and a more serious, third degree offense for photographing or recording someone without their permission, again when a reasonable person would expect not to be observed.Continue reading Peeping tom law changes