If your “bad tenant” did things that where caught on your security camera and you put it on the internet to warn people, is that invasion of privacy?

Asked on November 9, 2011 under Real Estate Law, New York


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Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

In answer to your question about the "bad tenant" being caught on a security camera doing improper activities and if the film was placed on the internet depicting the "bad acts" of the tenant, there is no invasion of that person's privacy assuming the film was not depicting conduct inside of the tenant's rental.

If the film depicts improper activity ouside the structure, the "bad tenant" had no justifiable expectation of privacy. Inside the rental structure, there would be an expectation of privacy.

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