Could the person be charged criminally

Is it illegal for an individual to hide a camera in a home they do not reside at and live stream it via a mobile app then share it on social media without the knowledge or consent of the person who resides in the home

Asked 4 days ago in Floradale, Ontario
Categories: Human Rights  Criminal Law  Privacy Law

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Marc Z. Goldgrub

Answer by Marc Z. Goldgrub

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Yes. They would likely be charged with voyeurism, and also liable for the civil liability tort of "intrusion upon seclusion" or "public disclosure of private fact". 

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Marc Z. Goldgrub, J.D., LL.M. | Lawyer at Green Economy Law Professional Corporation
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