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Praetorianus July 31st, 2015 3:25am

Which is more reprehensible: A HS student starts a defamation campaign against a classmate on social media, or he has a crush on a classmate and installs a hidden webcam in their bedroom for personal viewing?

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Liberty 4,032,064
07/31/15 2:39 am

Definitely the latter. The former is just a politician in training.

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kennabenena life is a blonde moment
07/31/15 1:33 am

This is going to sound really weird & disgusting, but it would be relatively "normal" for the boy to be happy with/enjoy the camera, but horribly wrong & demonstrating serious character flaws to enjoy defaming someone like that...

kennabenena life is a blonde moment
07/31/15 1:33 am

I'd rather my son be a creep than a bully...

kennabenena life is a blonde moment
07/31/15 1:36 am

Oh and I'm not saying the video is ok at all!! That's still creepy af! Personally, I'd be more damaged by cyber bullying than camera creeping, but that's because I'm emotionally unstable but pretty open & not too worried about what people see 😂

bethanyq Ess Eff
07/30/15 9:37 pm

The camera is far creepier, but also infinitely easier to deal with. That's a case you win without trying. The cyber bullying? Good luck getting justice after the victim has committed suicide.

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bluerum29 optimistic idealist
07/30/15 9:14 pm

One could be very innocent. Wanting to be a fly on the wall just ton learn about the one you love.

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bethanyq Ess Eff
07/30/15 9:37 pm

That actually made me shudder in disgust. Well done.

bluerum29 optimistic idealist
07/30/15 10:06 pm

Do you recall the invisible song by clay aikan. Same kind of idea. To me it's about caring about the little things of someone else (not sexual or dirty) tgat they do when nobody is,watching that makes them who they are.

bethanyq Ess Eff
07/30/15 10:13 pm

I didn't assume it was sexual or "dirty." It's still creepy as fuck. Just like reading someone's personal journal without their permission, or hacking into their email, would likewise be creepy as fuck,

bluerum29 optimistic idealist
07/30/15 10:22 pm

Two different perspectives

Praetorianus Fair enough.
07/30/15 8:29 pm

Haha, that downvoting came fast ;)

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bethanyq Ess Eff
07/30/15 9:38 pm

That's what you get for impossible questions ;)

missmorganmarie ...
07/30/15 8:29 pm

hidden camera can put him in jail

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Praetorianus Fair enough.
07/30/15 8:31 pm

It's supposed to be a moral question, not about which is punishable by law or carries a stiffer sentence. Defamation can afaik also lead to charges or at least a civil suit.

Praetorianus Fair enough.
07/30/15 8:28 pm

I think the defamation. It clearly hurts. The other thing may seem weird and is a gross invasion of privacy but if undetected causes no harm, if detected just embarrassment.

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BetweenRivers
07/30/15 11:58 pm

Actually, things like that can also be traumatic. Say she does things that truly embarras her? She may be too anxious about her surroundings to truly let her walls down

rlands
07/31/15 4:25 am

^ yeah, I was gonna say it can be worse than just embarrassment. That kinda stuff can be scarring, it's a TOTAL violation of the classmate who's being spied on.

BetweenRivers
07/31/15 4:29 am

Once my own mom read my diary that was on my laptop and I seriously cannot go without having passcodes on all of my stuff and I shut down when anyone asks what the passcode is. It's mortifying and an awful breach of privacy and trust.

rlands
07/31/15 5:10 am

It absolutely is. Having your privacy breached is a totally shattering experience.

mc88 Cleveland OSU
07/31/15 9:40 am

Prae, that was my thinking as well