Damn.. yet another court holding that “upskirting” is not illegal.
A man admitted he surreptitiously took cellphone video up a woman’s skirt while she shopped at a grocery store, but a Georgia court said he didn’t break the law.
A divided Georgia Court of Appeals this month tossed out the conviction of former grocery store employee Brandon Lee Gary, who recorded videos up a woman’s skirt — known as “upskirting” — while she shopped. The 6-3 majority opinion said Gary’s behaviour, while reprehensible, doesn’t violate the state’s invasion of privacy law, under which he was prosecuted.
In a ruling issued July 15, Judge Elizabeth Branch said it is “regrettable that no law currently exists which criminalizes Gary’s reprehensible conduct.”
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Thanks to the Canadian reader who sent this one in.