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Old Dec 7, 10, 10:08 am
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RichardKenner
 
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Originally Posted by ghostrider10 View Post
Massachusetts has a state law that prohibits you from filming or recording a police officer, even when s/he's detaining -you- (not to mention anyone else). In a public place. It's not been ruled unconstitutional.
Has a court ever ruled on it at all? It would seem that photographing police has an important social purpose and would be one of the hardest photography to constitutionally ban.
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