Re: protest nyc's proposed film and photo law Thurs Aug 2 Union Sq

From: owen (email suppressed)
Date: Sun Aug 05 2007 - 20:09:14 PDT

Why don't you read the proposed rules:

And The NYCLU's comments:


On Aug 5, 2007, at 10:10 PM, Jim Carlile wrote:
> What the brain-dead opponents don't realize here is that these new
> rules are actually a liberalized version of what was going on.
> Now, any individual can film whatever they want on public property,
> with NO time limits. Groups can film without limitation for up to
> 30 minutes without a permit. If the group has a tripod, they get 10
> minutes.
> There is a legitimate gripe about the permit process, but that
> will get cleared up. And this "picnickers with cameras will now be
> breaking the law" is a ridiculously phony argument against the
> rules. It's disingenuous, too, because the "artists" on this list
> could care less about picnickers (the ACLU, maybe.)
> It never was the case that there were NO rules-- that's a myth.
> With these new ones, cops can't just throw you out-- they can try,
> but they won't be able to defend themselves for long. Before that,
> they could.
> These rules are extremely reasonable-- arguing about them is like
> arguing about stop signs.
> I've never seen such irrationality as some of these other postings.
> Ignorant, evasive, invective-filled. Disgusting.
> Get a sneak peek of the all-new
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