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I live in minnesota my daughter baby sits for a couple. They

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I live in minnesota my daughter baby sits for a couple. They placed a camera with the video running viewing the main part of the house she is a minor is this legal?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  WALLSTREETFIGHTER replied 3 years ago.


Hello I am a licensed attorney here to help you with your question, please review my response and do not hesitate to ask for clarificati on.


This is a common issue, it is allowed for a videotape of the home, as it is private property, and the homeowners can do this, however, if they put the tape in the bathrooms or private areas, that could be a violation of your daughters privacy, and could even be criminal if a camera was placed in bathroom.

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Made sense I wasn't sure about minors


Expert:  WALLSTREETFIGHTER replied 3 years ago.
If they took the videos and and picture stills and spread them around the town or the internet with the children and the parents permission that could be a privacy issue, but not a camera at the home.
Expert:  WALLSTREETFIGHTER replied 3 years ago.
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