Judge Described Limitations Of Voyeurism Law In Dismissing Charges Karen Ali, The Connecticut Law Tribune May 12, 2014 | 2 Comments share share by mail share on linkedin Facebook share on twitter share on google+ Share With Email Send Thank you for sharing! Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided. print reprints A Wilton man accused of videotaping encounters with women had his charges dismissed, fueling a debate about the existing law and what it means to be in "plain view." Sign up for a free digital membership and get great benefits like: Already Registered? Sign In now 5 free articles* every 30 days, from other ALM publications Exclusive discounts on ALM events and products Connecticut digital newsletter, plus your choice of more than 30 digital newsletters Access on the device of your choice: smartphone, tablet, or desktop Unlimited free access to Corporate Counsel and Law Technology News online Create Account with LinkedIn Register Now *May exclude premium content VIEW COMMENTS ( 2 ) ADD COMMENT What's being said Sign In Terms & Conditions P.S. May 13, 2014 An opinion from the Electronic Frontier Foundation may be helpful to all engaged and involved. PS May 13, 2014 The problem with the legislation proposed by Rep. Rebimbas is that is has gone too far in the other direction. Equating voyeurism with sexual predators is misguided and wrong. It open the door to a scenario where false claims with life altering implications will be made threaten people who are otherwise committing no crime. This is especially concerning given that recording devices are everywhere these days and in the palms on everyone‘s hands. Will someone who sets up a nanny cam or who records a person in public place now need to be nervous that they will be threatened being labelled a sexual predator and have their names placed on a registry - for life? This seems to be legislation designed not to extend and offer real new protections - but solely to ensure that the legal industry has a new crop of clients who need to defend against false claims and allegations. Comments are not moderated. To report offensive comments, click here. Preparing comment abuse report for Article# 1202654850672 Send Thank you! This article's comments will be reviewed.