kottke.org— In case you somehow haven’t seen this yet, this is a clip of a lawyer 1 who logged into a virtual Texas District Court session being conducted over Zoom with a cat filter applied. “I’m here live, I’m not a cat.” This is the perfect confluence of so many things that make The Now™ now. When the history of this time is written, a screenshot of this might well be on the cover. Before I get 20 notes about it (I’ll only get 3 because some folks don’t read posts before replying to them), I have read...
Reason.com—"Kitten Zoom Filter Mishap". 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 394th (sound on). #lawtwitter #OhNo @zoom_ushttps://t.co/I0zaj0wu6K — Judge Roy Ferguson (@JudgeFergusonTX) February 9, 2021
Toofab—Watch Lawyer Desperately Try Convince Judge He's Not a Sad Kitten After Zoom Filter Mishap. You've got to be kitten me. A judge in Texas is offering helpful Zoom advice after hearing a formal statement
Mail Online—Texas lawyer who became a viral hit after a using a kitten Zoom filter is happy to laugh at mishap. The video of Texas attorney Rod Ponton, 69, speaking through a filter of a fluffy feline during a hearing on Tuesday has been viewed at least 20million times since it was posted by a judge.