Stuck in filter. Screenshot / Guardian
A video of the technical difficulties of an American lawyer who gets stuck with a cat filter in a teleconference goes viral on the internet.
“I’m live here. I’m not a cat, “the lawyer said in a statement.” The lawyer’s name is Rod Ponton and his interlocutor is a Texas judge named Roy Ferguson. Ferguson points out to Ponton that something is wrong with his picture. “I hear you but I think there is a filter on your face,” he said.
It is not known whether the lawyer was able to remove the filter, but the judge commented on Twitter about the case. and urged parents to adjust the settings on the computer immediately after the children have access to it, but not when it is too late.
IMPORTANT ZOOM TIP: If a child used your computer, before you join a virtual hearing check the Zoom Video Options to be sure filters are off. This kitten just made a formal announcement on a case in the 394 th (sound on). #lawtwitter #OhNo @zoom_ushttps: //t.co/I0zaj0wu6K
– Judge Roy Ferguson (@JudgeFergusonTX) February 9, 2021