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Chris H
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      06-27-2008
In message <(E-Mail Removed)>, savvo
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>On 2008-06-25, Alfred Molon <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
>> What restrictions are there for photography in public places in London?

>
>None.

Yes there are...
Government Prohibited Places. You can't photograph some places even from
the public spaces but there are very few of these.

Trafalgar Square God know why. Can anyone shed any light in why this is
the case.

>But there are plenty of hysterical, zealous police officers,
>pretend-police PCSOs and 'concerned' citizens who are convinced by the
>government and press that anyone with a camera is a terrorist
>kiddy-fiddler.


What absolute CRAP the police and PCSO' are careful, fair polite and
fully understand the law. See these two examples......

http://www.jonesreport.com/articles/...e_offence.html

http://current.com/items/88856223_yo...t_picture_this

>If you're white you might get away with only the forty-eight days
>detention without charge.


Might be cost effective. They have to pay compensation.

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      06-27-2008
In message <(E-Mail Removed)>, savvo
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>On 2008-06-27, Chris H <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
>> In message <(E-Mail Removed)>, savvo
>><(E-Mail Removed)> writes
>>>On 2008-06-25, Alfred Molon <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
>>>> What restrictions are there for photography in public places in London?
>>>
>>>None.

>> Yes there are...
>> Government Prohibited Places. You can't photograph some places even from
>> the public spaces but there are very few of these.


Few Restricted government places that is There are plenty of public
spaces

>>>But there are plenty of hysterical, zealous police officers,
>>>pretend-police PCSOs and 'concerned' citizens who are convinced by the
>>>government and press that anyone with a camera is a terrorist
>>>kiddy-fiddler.

>>
>> What absolute CRAP the police and PCSO' are careful, fair polite and
>> fully understand the law. See these two examples......

>
>Have you not been watching? I see your links and raise you


One of your links is one of my links I was being sarcastic. Clearly you
did not watch either link I posted.

One was the police behaving in a similar manner to the PCSO in the other
clip which you re quoted here.

>And, just to show I don't have the monopoly on CRAP here's one of your
>fair, polite, well-informed PCSOs who was too stupid to modify his
>behaviour despite the camera pointed at him.
><http://current.com/items/88856223_you_can_t_picture_this?xid=55>


I think the Police one is better...

http://www.jonesreport.com/articles/...e_offence.html

Perhaps you should have looked at them before replying?
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David J Taylor
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      06-28-2008
savvo wrote:
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> <http://current.com/items/88856223_you_can_t_picture_this?xid=55>


Beware - loud music on this site.

David


 
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      06-29-2008
In message <(E-Mail Removed)>, savvo
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>On 2008-06-27, Chris H <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
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>> Perhaps you should have looked at them before replying?

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>Perhaps you shouldn't yell "CRAP" at people then expect them to treat you
>with respect?


You sound American..... no understanding of irony or sarcasm and not
reading posts before replying...


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      07-01-2008
In message <(E-Mail Removed)>, savvo
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>On 2008-06-27, Chris H <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
>>>On 2008-06-25, Alfred Molon <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
>>>> What restrictions are there for photography in public places in London?
>>>

>>
>> Trafalgar Square God know why. Can anyone shed any light in why this is
>> the case.
>>

>
>So I finally got around to looking this up. Turns out that this too is
>crap.
>
><http://www.london.gov.uk/trafalgarsquare/manage/guidelines_filming.jsp>
>
>A licence is required, and fee payable, for _organized_ photoshoots,
>photocalls and filming.
>
>No restriction on individuals taking photographs.
>

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