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Re: [PanoToolsNG] NYC proposing public street permit process +$1m Liability Ins for photographers

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  • Pat Swovelin
    ... And that s when the cops show up with ticket book in hand (to make more money for the city). Pat Swovelin Cool Guy @ Large
    Message 1 of 7 , Jul 30, 2007
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      On 7/30/2007 8:23 AM, Joel M. Baldwin rambled on about ...:
      > --On Monday, July 30, 2007 2:54 PM +0000 "Dave 360texas.com"
      > <texas360dave@...> wrote:
      >
      >> The [NYC] Mayor's office of film,theatre and broadcasting in New York
      >> City is proposing a permit process for photographers. 2 or more
      >> people with camera must buy permit + $1m Liability Insurance policy
      >>
      >> Info here:
      >> http://www.nyc.gov/html/film/downloads/pdf/moftb_permit_regs.pdf
      >>
      >> There is a website
      >>
      >> http://www.pictureny.org/
      >>
      >> and petition against permits
      >>
      >> http://www.pictureny.org/petition/index.php
      >>
      >> I signed it #8,362. Urge anyone who is concerned about freedom
      >> to photograph in public locations to sign. Not necessary to live in NY.
      >
      >
      > Can you summarize the legal gobbdy gook in that PDF into one sentence!?
      >
      > How does this affect the normal tourist just off the bus/plane/train?
      > If he just gets into town and starts clicking away what will happen?
      > He's certainly not going to know anything about any permit process.
      And that's when the cops show up with ticket book in hand (to make more
      money for the city).




      Pat Swovelin
      Cool Guy @ Large
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