YouSpeak: Is Webcam Spying a Hate Crime?

On March 16 former Rutgers University student Dharun Ravi was convicted on charges of invasion of [...]privacy and bias intimidation after he used a webcam in September 2010 to spy on his roommate, Tyler Clementi, having sex with another man, and then invited others to watch the feed. Clementi committed suicide three days after classmates viewed the video.

What do you think? This week’s “YouSpeak” asks: “Is secretly taping your gay roommate having sex a hate crime?”

Tags: webcam, crime, tyler clementi, dharun ravi, hate, spying, rutgers

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