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hidden camera in private villa or am I paranoid?

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hidden camera in private villa or am I paranoid?

Another new -comer villa question. I gather most villas are owned by privately owned by individuals. Am I paranoid to think that they'd have cameras - hidden or otherwise - to protect their home. In my home I've go exterior cameras, and in the garage. I coudl also install other cameras anywhere in the house. Couldn't these homeowners do the same?

Related, what type of guidelines and oversights do people have to go through when they rent their villas to vacationers?

Again, thanks for your input.

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1. Re: hidden camera in private villa or am I paranoid?

You are being paranoid - why would you even think that???

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2. Re: hidden camera in private villa or am I paranoid?

Thats never crossed my mind.

I wouldnt worry about it!!

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3. Re: hidden camera in private villa or am I paranoid?

The State of Florida calls that Video Voyeurism, and it's a second degree felony.

I'd say Yes, you're being a little on the paranoid side. As with everything else in life we place trust in people that they'll do the right thing. Sometimes people don't, but usually they do and we all generally assume that.

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4. Re: hidden camera in private villa or am I paranoid?

Villa owners know who is in their villa at any given time

You have to complete a booking form and comply with their T&Cs

Their management company give feedback on the condition of the villa after departure and if there is significant damage your deposit will not be refunded

I would imagine that would be sufficient insurance without installing hidden cameras which would violate renters privacy

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5. Re: hidden camera in private villa or am I paranoid?

We rented a villa that had a security camera installed but it was outside the property pointing at the front door, never thought about them being inside.

Will need to check the pot plants when we go at christmas just in case:)

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6. Re: hidden camera in private villa or am I paranoid?

Weird what made me think of this: My family and I were looking at a villa on homeaway, and it had an usual high number of stuff animals. It was really weird. Every chair, even the pool lounges had a stuffed animal on it or in it. The kitchen table, countertops. Then we joked, maybe one has a hidden camera. Then it was so funny anymore.

Anyway, I won't think about it anymore . Thanks everybody.

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7. Re: hidden camera in private villa or am I paranoid?

Just make sure you wear matching undies in case anyones watching ;)

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8. Re: hidden camera in private villa or am I paranoid?

Just because you are paranoid it doesnt mean they arent watching you...............................

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9. Re: hidden camera in private villa or am I paranoid?

Are you in the police force Penn :-))

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10. Re: hidden camera in private villa or am I paranoid?

What's that song: I always feel like somebody's watching me :0)