August 15, 2008

Divorce Tech: The YouTube Divorce had an interesting post about Phillip Smith’s divorce from his wife, Tricia Walsh-Smith in Manhattan. The case is an example of technology being misused in divorce. Apparently Ms. Walsh-Smith had made a rather embarrassing video about her intimate life with her husband, and posted it to YouTube. The video had over 3 million hits. The Manhattan judge granted the divorce on grounds of “cruel and inhuman treatment,” and stated the video was an attempt to embarrass her husband into settling the case on terms more favorable than in the couple’s prenuptial agreement. The full article can be found here.