Q: Is it illegal to record someone being assaulted, distributing the video and not stepping in?
Someone recorded a video of myself being assaulted, did nothing to stop the assault and distributed it in a group message.
A: MORE INFO NEEDED.
IT SOUNDS SHITTY BUT PROBABLY NOT ILLEGAL..............CLEARLY SHOULD HAVE HELPED OR CALLED FOR HELP AS MOST PEOPLE WOULD DO.
A: It's not "illegal" to videotape someone in a public place documenting an "assault". However, it MAY be an Invasion of your right to Privacy to "publish" the video in a group message to other people without your permission in which you may be able to sue the person who took and distributed the video.
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