Bill would protect domestic violence victims from smarthome device spying

Bill would protect domestic violence victims from smarthome device spying

via Bernadette Hogan, New York Post:

A Queens lawmaker is introducing a bill to protect domestic violence victims from abusers who harass and stalk them “Big Brother” style.

The bill would allow judges to issue protective orders that bar abusive partners from using webcams, home security systems and other internet-connected gizmos to spy on their victims or harass them.

“These devices include security systems that can lock or unlock doors and windows, cameras, thermostats, sprinklers, voice-activated assistants and speakers, lights and more,” Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D-Queens) said.

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