Woman faces deportation for checking hubby’s cellphone


“My husband’s a creep!”

A woman was fined and ordered to be deported from the United Arab Emirates for breaching her husband’s privacy by checking his cell phone to see if he was cheating on her…

The unnamed Arab expatriate was fined $40,843 by the criminal court in the emirate of Ajman…

Her lawyer said she had accused her husband of having an affair. She admitted she had accessed his phone without his permission and transferred photos to her device, the lawyer added.

The husband lodged a complaint with the court which convicted her on Thursday last week under a cyber crime law which penalizes “the invasion of privacy of another person” using information technology…

Sounds like the kind of protection our elected Congresspunks expect for themselves – without extending reasonable concern to the unprivileged.

In the UAE, generally, the primary dividing line is gender.

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