Does one require another person’s permission to get that person on video and show that video to a third person, with the caveat that there is no malicious or bad intentions or ramifications in doing so?


There is a dispute amongst contemporary poskim if a person has the right to object to  a picture taken of him. Some hold since he can take a picture of himself and sell the picture therefore it is stealing to take his picture without his consent. Others hold that it is an evasion of privacy. But others hold that he has no claim to a picture taken of him and therefore cannot object. Under normal circumstances we can assume that a person is unconcerned and in different and therefore permission is not required.


Resp. Mishne Halochos 7:117, Resp. Betzel Hachochmoh 4:85, Chidushim Vebiurim Peah 16.

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