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G20 Toronto – Can I See Your ID?

Should independent media be treated the same as mainstream media? Do the rights of independent media people DIFFER from press or TV journalists? This cop thinks so. Youtube video – Youtube video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UE1UZWrfMJ8

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Canadian photography laws – VERY brief summary leaflet

If you are a Canadian photographer, photographing in public, then you have every right to continue doing so. There may be special restrictions on photographing military bases, but aside from special cases like that, it is your RIGHT to photograph … Continue reading

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Ottawa Joins the War on Photography

Part of the war on photography involves making the public think that photographers and other artists might also be potential terrorists. The sad truth is, yes some photographers might be terrorists. People that watch birds through binoculars might also be … Continue reading

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Disney Thinks Photographers Are Terrorists

Disney Thinks Photographers Are Terrorists William Beem Photography

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UK to introduce “photograph a cop, 10 years in jail” law

Hard to fathom for those of us that believe in freedom of the press and our own personal freedoms. These freedoms are being trumped by new ‘anti-terrorist’ laws. http://boingboing.net/2009/02/03/uk-to-introduce-phot.html Here’s more related links: London cops declare war on photography Manchester … Continue reading

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Photographer films his own ‘anti-terror’ arrest

Take a look at this self-filmed video arrest. Do citizens of the U.K. feel more secure because of these tactics? This makes my blood boil. http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2010/feb/21/photographer-films-anti-terror-arrest

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The War on Photography

In the past few years several governments from around the world have been trampling all over photographers’ rights in the name of ‘security’ and anti-terrorism. http://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2008/06/the_war_on_phot.html

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