From: owen (email suppressed)
Date: Sun Aug 05 2007 - 23:43:34 PDT
Have you read the New York Civil Liberty Union's comments on the
On Aug 6, 2007, at 12:16 AM, Jim Carlile wrote:
> >>..why don't you read the rules.
> I've read the rules. They:
> 1) exempt all individuals from any requirements, even tripods,
> 2) exempt all demonstrations and protest rallys from permit
> requirements, except vehicles-- even allowing tripods. This, of
> course, makes LIARS of those critics who were trying to exploit
> this phony complaint.
> 3) even allow RIGGING without permits for under 30 minutes (try
> getting that anywhere else.)
> You guys have a good deal right now. If they modify the rules,
> here's what they'll do:
> 1) Make a distinction between commercial/amateur use, which means
> mandatory permits for ANY client purposes-- (congrats., you just
> blew your free half-hour allowance, and your solo unlimited rights..)
> 2) They'll modify-- not eliminate- the insurance requirement-- but
> impose it on ALL commercial work.
> 3) Require rigging permits that block public areas-- no 30 minute
> freebie any more.
> These new rules are extremely generous. You're going to be
> disappointed when rules remain. There never was an idyllic time of
> "no rules." None of you guys are going to be happy with any kind
> of restrictions-- and restrictions there will be.
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