SR500000 fine for filming people in Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia has slapped fine on tape-recording Ramadan battles in Saudi Arabia and publishing them as funny pranks.
According to details, taking images or shooting video clips of others is an invasion of their personal privacy, or character assassination, and can lead to a SR500,000 penalty, along with a 1 year prison term, a lawful advisor advised.
Badr Container Saeed Al Maliki cautioned that some individuals used to fire videos of others dealing with particularly during Ramadan as well as publish these clips as amusing tricks, which is a libel crime, punishable by a year behind bars and a SR500,000 or either charge.
Maliki also cautioned residents not to take pictures and videos of other individuals without initial requesting their permission, as doing so is a crime.
According to Saudi Cybercrime Legislation, individuals who breach the privacy of others or disparage them by capturing video clips on video camera as well as posting the video footage online can encounter a significant penalty of SR500,000, or one year in jail or both.