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Recording the TSA and police

2012-10-15 17:48:23.610307+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

Very worrying: RT: Marnen Laibow-Koser ‏@marnen

New TSA sign, seen at DCA today. This one's kind of worrisome. Any lawyers know if it's even legal? http://pic.twitter.com/DZ7QAecU

Seems like the TSA is getting very very worried that anyone's documenting their actual working methods.

Now that The NYCPD's "stop and frisk" intimidations are being caught on tape, it's time that we enshrine the right to record law enforcement and "security" operations in legislation, and it would be nice to build the social momentum to put that right in the Constitution.

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#Comment Re: made: 2012-10-15 21:01:22.334273+00 by: petronius

Many years ago while visiting London I went to the Tower to see the Crown Jewels. There were signs on the stairs prohibiting photography in the Jewel Room, festooned with exposed rolls of film seized from incautious shutterbugs. Apparently the idea was to keep some super-criminal from casing the joint's security setup. Is this a legit reason?

BTW, I took a picture of the sign, then put my camera away.

#Comment Re: made: 2012-10-16 23:42:10.090439+00 by: m

The NYPD is so out of control that it will even kidnap its own officers and put them in psychiatric hospitals should they threaten to reveal what is going on. Mayor Bloomberg calls it his own private army, and it would be the seventh largest army in the world. It is corrupt, above the law, and out of control.

A five part series about the travails of Adrian Schoolcraft, one of perhaps two honest cops who used to be in the NYPD. He is still if fear of his life, even though he now lives hours from NYC, the NYPD keep him under almost constant surveillance far from NYC.