Goed nieuws voor de fotografen in de US

Eindelijk eens een verdict waar het gezond verstand primeert en niet de paranoïa. Met dank aan de ACLU.

‘To settle a right-to-photograph lawsuit filed by an aspiring photojournalist and the ACLU, the Washington DC Metropolitan Police Department has issued a general order stating that “a bystander has the right under the First Amendment to observe and record [DC police officers] in the public discharge of their duties.”’

http://pdnpulse.com/2012/07/dc-police-department-issues-order-affirming-photographers-rights.html
http://aclu-nca.org/sites/default/files/docs/DC%20MPD%20GO%20304-19.pdf

Know your rights photographer

Ga je naar de Verenigde Staten en wil je daar foto’s nemen? Ken uw rechten, ja, zelfs op de luchthaven mag je foto’s nemen …

http://www.aclu.org/free-speech/know-your-rights-photographers

Denver moet betalen

‘The settlement was announced by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), which sued the city on behalf of three photographers, a filmmaker, and four others who were observing the protests–but not participating–when they were swept up in the mass arrests on August 25, 2008.’

http://pdnpulse.com/2011/08/denver-settles-lawsuit-for-wrongful-arrests-of-photographers-others.html