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Steve K Jun 16, 2005 2:44 PM

This morning I heard on NPR a discussion of photographers being confronted and even arrested for taking pictures that the authorities thought might be terror related. E.g. one photographer was taking pictures of a Federal Bldg.'s ornamental ironwork. They mentioned a lawyer's website that has a set of guidelines on the law regarding picture taking:

There is a free one page PDF document titled "Your Rights & Remedies When Stopped or Confronted for Photography"


MrPogo Jun 16, 2005 3:49 PM

That all applies pretty much entirely to the UK too, with the possible exception of "You can legally photograph policemen", in that there is no law against it, but if a policeman gives you an instruction (which could include"stop taking pictures of me") it's an offence to disobey.

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