surreptitious video photography

Discussion in 'Australia Photography' started by F Murtz, Nov 30, 2009.

  1. F Murtz

    F Murtz Guest

    I know this has been done to death before on aus.legal and I just posted
    questions below again over there
    but not very detailed answers ensued.


    What are the legal ramifications of secretly recording video and or
    audio or both together in NSW,
    in a public place?
    In a private place?
    a private place with public access?
    Publishing same?
    using in a court?
    I would guess you can't in a place where there is an expectation of
    privacy.

    If I had a disguised camera and wished to film something, for arguments
    sake like people handling every vegetable in the fruit shop while making
    their selection, or an official throwing their weight around, or an
    argument with a neighbor or an illegal act by some one or any number of
    other things or even a policeman doing his duty.I would just like to know
    the laws covering such things.
     
    F Murtz, Nov 30, 2009
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  2. What did you expect? You got toaster boi replying!
    Go pay a visit to a solicitor and get a proper opinion.
    You could also ask the producers of TodayTonight, A Current Affair, etc. They
    always seem to employ hidden cameras on private property then air the recordings
    on TV. They don't appear to get into trouble because of it.

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