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Shared by richardbrucesmith — 27 Apr 2013
The Coming War Against Personal Photography and Video
richardbrucesmith said (27 Apr 2013):
Wearable computers>Personal right to privacy ,where are we headed?
Taking photographs of things that are plainly visible from public spaces is a constitutional right – and that includes federal buildings, transportation facilities, and police and other government officials carrying out their duties. Unfortunately, there is a widespread, continuing pattern of law enforcement officers ordering people to stop taking photographs from public places, and harassing, detaining and arresting those who fail to comply.
! Mario Scattoloni ¡ said (28 Apr 2013):
Yes, TRUE that. All government agencies see us as counter spies to what they constantly do with all their surveillance cameras pointed & set up in both public & private spaces to watch our every move. In these spaces it seems that we have no right in saying that it is unconstitutional to be spied upon 24/7 by them. So, it may seem that we make them feel especially threatened by the simple fact that we may actually catch them in some of their wrong doings. Accountability & laws should be a 2way street No ? Well, perhaps as far journalism is concerned it should...Game on.
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