05 June 2008

The Right to Take Pictures (4)

This is a repeat on a topic about which I've posted several times before. Given ongoing confrontations (e.g., this report) between innocent photographers and overzealous authorities of different sorts (cops, both sworn officers and 'rent-a' varieties) as well as the persistent fear and suspicion induced in the name of homeland security, it seems appropriate to repeat the post yet again. And here is a brief & useful summary of your rights as a photographer in the United States by attorney Bert Krages, II with a reference to a longer treatment by the same author. His publisher is here. There is now a Flickr group devoted to photographer's rights in the U.S..

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