[Imc-uk-network] [Fw: Photo restrictions]
mishd at fastmail.fm
Fri Feb 23 05:14:55 PST 2007
This doesn't need to be on a private list so I thought the network list
might be a good place for people to find out about this
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> To: imc-uk-legal at lists.indymedia.org
> Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2007 19:20:45 +0100
> > Does anybody know anything about the government planning to outlaw
> > photography in public places? Or wanting to?
> > Just got this email.
> Here's a piece with some background
> The site of the guy that has put up the petition states:
> "I have been been inundated with requests for details regarding the
> petition I have started at the Number 10 e-petition site. Linked here -
> http://petitions.pm.gov.uk/Photography/. I have NOT said that a bill is
> in preparation, or that legislation is being prepared, but am referring
> to the ID cards proposed by various bodies which will serve to create an
> 'uber class' of photographer, and restrict the use of cameras by normal
> citizens. These cards will only further the suspicion and
> misunderstandings that many photographers already suffer. "
> from http://www.phooto.co.uk/rights.shtml
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