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Why Voyeurs can get away with it

Burton, Kelley J. (2005) Why Voyeurs can get away with it. The Proctor : newsletter of the Queensland Law Society, 25(10), p. 19.

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Abstract

The Standing Committee of Attorneys-General released a discussion paper in August 2005 entitled, ‘Unauthorised Photographs on the Internet and Ancillary Privacy Issues’ to raise awareness of the issues stemming from the widespread ownership and use of mobile phone cameras and small digital cameras, and the ability to disseminate photographs and film to a wider audience via the internet without the knowledge or consent of the person photographed or filmed. The current offences in the Criminal Code (Qld) are inadequate and a new voyeurism offence may be introduced soon.

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ID Code: 4175
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Access to the author-version is currently restricted pending permission from the publisher. For more information, please refer to the journal’s website (see link) or contact the author. Author contact details: kj.burton@qut.edu.au
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Keywords: visual images, voyeurism, privacy
ISSN: 1321-8794
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Criminal Law and Procedure (180110)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2005 Queensland Law Society
Deposited On: 17 May 2006
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 22:32

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