People are allowed to photograph their child, spouse, or short-term acquaintances in their own homes, without they even know it, unless the pictures are blufærdighedskrænkende.
This was stated by professor of criminal justice at the University of Copenhagen, Trine Baumbach, which Ekstra Bladet has turned to in connection with the articles on covert surveillance in private homes in Denmark.
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– But it will clearly be blufærdighedskrænkende, if the hidden camera is used on the toilet. Here people will always throw the clothes in each case below, indicate the Trine Baumbach.
In a private home is as a starting point, the owner or the permanent resident, who has the power, and must give its permission for the photography of persons or belongings with a hidden camera. Live there other adults, it applies to all of them.
Trine Baumbach tells of the secret recordings in a classroom or a locker room is illegal.
This is because there is talk about not-accessible places, where only people who are invited have access.
Hidden audio recordings in a secluded location – it will say a building is illegal, if you are present and participating in the conversation.
– to Participate in the audio recording, but leaving the room for a short errand, while you let the recorder run and the other makes a sound, it is still an illegal, secret recording, she says.
the Penalty for unauthorised photography on a not-freely-accessible site is a fine or up to six months in prison.
indecent exposure is punishable by up to two years in prison, or twice, if it hits children.
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