Woman reveals neighbor installed a security camera pointing RIGHT at her house in shocking TikTok video: ‘That’s so illegal’
- TikTok user @bbzeb, who reportedly lives in the US, shared a video of her reacting to her neighbor’s security camera pointing at her house
- The camera was mounted on the side of the building next door and aimed directly at the sliding glass door of her balcony
- The video sparked a discussion in the comments about whether or not it’s illegal
- Laws vary from state to state, but it is legal in most states to have a security camera pointed at another home if it covers a “wide area” or is “legally used”
A woman has revealed that her neighbor has pointed a security camera right at her house, sparking a debate over whether it is illegal or not.
TikTok user @bbzeb, who presumably lives in the US, shared a video last week from herself reacting to the camera mounted on the side of the building next door.
“If your neighbor installs a camera directly on your window,” she captioned the clip, which shows the camera looking at the sliding glass door of her balcony.
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What do you say? TikTok user @bbzeb, who reportedly lives in the US, shared a video of her reacting to her neighbor’s security camera pointing at her house
Violation of privacy? The camera was mounted on the side of the building next door and aimed directly at the sliding glass door of her balcony
The TikToker sips wine as she stares at the camera that presumably films her every move through the window.
The video has been viewed more than 360,000 times and many were outraged by the camera pointed at her home.
“I mean… What excuse can be given for this?” one person asked. “So intentional.”
“That’s so illegal,” wrote another, assuming the neighbor was a man. “By law he has to point it away from your window.”
Awkward: The TikToker drinks wine in the video as she stares at the camera that presumably films her every move through the window
“That’s pretty much illegal,” agreed another.
However, others argued that the neighbor may not be breaking any laws with the camera, depending on its condition and the type of lens it has.
“If it’s a wide-angle lens, it might be ‘focused on you,’ but it can take up a huge range — making your window very small,” a TikToker explained.
‘My neighbor has put up cameras that film me in the garden and in the windows. The police said they can’t do anything because everyone has the right to protect their property,” another said.
as the Daily Point reported, security camera laws vary from state to state. In most states, however, it is legal to have a security camera pointed at another home if it covers a “wide area” or is “legally used,” the report said. reolink.
Opinions: The video sparked a discussion in the comments about whether or not it is illegal to point the camera at her house
“As long as the recorded videos do not invade your privacy and are lawful” [purposes] alone (such as monitoring suspects or [preventing] parcel theft at the front door), it’s legal for your neighbor to point a security camera at your property in plain sight,” the site explains.
Other TikTokers offered the woman options to make sure the camera didn’t film her on a daily basis, although some weren’t exactly legal.
“Lol, get the reflective tint on your windows,” one person advised. “He won’t be able to see the camera.”
Another claimed that a green “laser pointer will bake it,” while another joked that it’s “time to buy a paint gun.”