If I video tape some one in a store or driving can I get in trouble?
This is impossible to answer without further details. Generally, someone has no expectation of privacy in public. But there could be several situations that could result in criminal or civil liability--for example, are you filming children? This could result in criminal liability. Are you filming someone to use it against them in the future? This could result in you being sued for defamation. Are you filming the police? This could result in your arrest, whether or not the charges are dismissed in the future. Also, some people may simply NOT take kindly to being filmed against their wishes and you could become involved in an altercation. In general, it's not wise to film someone without approval.
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