A Minnesota man was arrested while recording police as they called paramedics to assist a stranger covered in blood... because the officer said it was a violation of HIPAA regulations. Cops also stole his camera... but the audio was recorded remotely via cellpone! It isn't a violation. So they charged him with "disorderly conduct" and "obstruction of legal process," whatever that is. He vows to not take a plea and will take the case to trial! Never take a plea!!!Read more »
MIT researcher have created a camera that can record light in motion. Article links to TED talk showing light moving through a 2l coke bottle filled with water and another showing light moving over an apple.Read more »
If bureaucrats dressed like this, why record them? The ideal compulsary rig for all public employeesRead more »
The Connecticut state Senate passed legislation last week that would hold police officers in the state personally liable for violating a citizen's First Amendment right to videotape their actions. The bill is sponsored by Sen. Eric Coleman (D-Bloomfield).
"Sometimes we become aware of incidents where police officers have been overzealous or abusive and not act in a very complimentary way towards the citizens who deserve to be served and protected," Coleman said.
Sarasota County also arrests people just for filming a cop in action... seems cops lied about the arrestRead more »
In this video a group of 'activists' harass an old women while working her job as a crossing guard.Read more »
Some of you may remember the post from a few weeks ago titled Photographer Vs. Security: The Ultimate Showdown. Well, it looks like yet another photographer has been harassed and decided to make light of the situation. Jason Macchioni, a Pennsylvania-based photographer, had a run in with police in his area and as is par for the course these days, tempers flared.Read more »
An animated musical video about photographer's rights. Presented by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, The Gregory Brothers and the ACLU.Read more »
The Illinois Supreme Court announced Tuesday that it will start allowing cameras and recorders in state courtsRead more »
My short morning rant on how voyeuristic television shows generally end up supporting the police state and hurting humanity. You might not agree with everything I say here, but take time to stop by and tell me what you think.Read more »
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