Just as technology can change and improve day-to-day life, technological advancements can also improve and enhance opportunities to commit crimes. Senator Ronda Storms, R-Valrico, is the sponsor of a bill which will appropriately increase penalties for perpetrators of video voyeurism, the filming or photographing of people without their knowledge or consent. Senate Bill 436 passed unanimously from the Senate Criminal Justice Committee this week and will be considered next in the Senate Budget Committee.
Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including SaintPetersBlog.com, FloridaPolitics.com, ContextFlorida.com, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.