Can my neighbor have a camera pointed at my house in Texas?
The short answer is, yes it is legal, but if your neighbor is pointing his camera directly into your home and you can show that he is intentionally recording an area where you expect privacy, then you may be able to maintain a suit, but having a camera generally pointing into the direction of your garage is not …
What are the legal issues related to surveillance?
It's illegal to obtain any form of video surveillance of someone with malicious purposes. It's also considered illegal across all states to take or record video surveillance when an individual expects complete privacy. Such locations include but are not limited to: Bathrooms.
Will a magnet mess up a security camera?
As long as your electronic devices are using solid-state media, your electronics are going to be just fine around magnets. In fact, most smartphones and tablets today have magnets inside of the devices themselves!
Do magnets affect film cameras?
No. Without going into the physics of magnetism standard Silver halide and development products, along with colour film dyes are completely impervious to magnets.
What happens when you put a magnet on a TV?
When a magnet is brought close to the picture tube, the interaction between the flying electrons and the magnetic field creates a force that throws the electrons off course. Now the electrons are hitting the screen in places they were not intended to strike and the picture becomes distorted.