” the law would prohibit the use of camera phones in restrooms in federal park districts and federal buildings. There is almost an excitement to it. Twenty states have laws that cover only secret taping with cameras, and some are modifying them to include camera phones, howley said. ”there is a remarkable lack of sensitivity to the subjects of the photographs. Check your email for a link to verify your email address. ”we’re counting on people to just say, ‘shut it off. Many similar state laws are not as specific in what types of activities are covered, and consequently can be used against journalists using undercover cameras.
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Voyeurism, surveillance and the camera
The chicago proposal, setting a fine of $5 to $500 for offenders, echoes restrictions adopted in several smaller jurisdictions. But this must be the first case of voyeuristic cameraphone usage. Burke saw was the peril.