Jurors See Video in Rutgers Webcam Spy Case
Jurors have been shown a video in which the former Rutgers University student accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate’s intimate encounter with another man says he violated his roommate’s privacy.
A video of Dharun Ravi’s interview with an investigator on Sept. 23, 2010, was played in court Wednesday.
Ravi is on trial on charges of invasion of privacy, bias intimidation and crimes related to a cover-up attempt.
In the interview, he said he violated his roommate’s privacy.
He also said his Twitter posting “daring” friends to watch a web stream was in jest and that he had disabled his webcam before roommate Tyler Clementi had his guest over a second time.
Clementi committed suicide days after the alleged spying.
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