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Does a bar or resturant can they listen to your conversation

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does a bar or resturant can they listen to your conversation without your knowledge or do they have to post it in the bar or restuarant
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Canada Law
Expert:  Debra replied 11 months ago.
What do you mean when you say they are listening to your conversation?Is there a video being recorded of what is going on at the bar.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
yes there is but they are recording your conversation on the same camera that taking the video of you
Expert:  Debra replied 11 months ago.
There is no reasonable expectation of privacy in a bar so this would not be considered an offence.When you are in the public there is not the same level of protection of your privacy rights. So while they could not place a bug under the table to record a conversation to videotape the full bar for security reasons would not be an offence.Do you see what I mean?

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