An appeals court in New Jersey on Friday threw out the conviction of the former roommate of Tyler Clementi, the Rutgers University freshman who killed himself six years ago after he was spied on while having sex with another man. The court called for a new trial of Mr. Ravi on 10 other counts that included invasion of privacy and tampering with evidence. Ravi was convicted in in a case that drew international attention to the bullying of gay teenagers after Mr. Clementi jumped to his death from the George Washington Bridge. Clementi had struggled with questions about his sexuality.
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Clementi jumped off the George Washington Bridge days later. Steven Altman, Ravi's attorney, was not available for comment. In , Ravi was convicted in Middlesex County Superior Court on 15 counts of bias intimidation, invasion of privacy, tampering with evidence and hindering apprehension. He was released from county jail in June
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W e have come to the end of privacy; our private lives, as our grandparents would have recognised them, have been winnowed away to the realm of the shameful and secret. To quote ex-tabloid hack Paul McMullan, "privacy is for paedos". Insidiously, through small concessions that only mounted up over time, we have signed away rights and privileges that other generations fought for, undermining the very cornerstones of our personalities in the process. While outposts of civilisation fight pyrrhic battles, unplugging themselves from the web — "going dark" — the rest of us have come to accept that the majority of our social, financial and even sexual interactions take place over the internet and that someone, somewhere, whether state, press or corporation, is watching.