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Dana v. Oak Park Marina, Inc.
Citation:Supreme Court of New York, Appellate Division, 1997. 230 A.D.2d 204, 660 N.Y.S.2d 906.
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The Defendant, Oak Park Marina, Inc., owned and operated a marina not he shore of Lake Ontario. The individual defendants are operators of the marina and officers of the corporation. One of the buildings on the marina site included men’s and ladies’ restrooms for marina patrons and guests to use. The restrooms included shower facilities, toilets, and a changing area. In 1993, the Defendant installed video surveillance cameras in each of the restrooms supposedly for the purpose of detecting and stopping vandalism. The Plaintiff, Dana, was a female marina patron who utilized the ladies’ restroom. The Plaintiff alleged that she, along with roughly 150 to 200 other female patrons and guests, were videotaped by the Defendant in various states of undress without their knowledge or consent. Further the Plaintiff alleged that these videotapes were viewed by the Defendant and others and were displayed to others for the purposes of trade.
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