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Sunday, June 23, 2013

Public Photography is Not a Crime

Earlier this month, a Toronto Star reporter was arrested for taking pictures at a GO Transit Station. Eventually his camera was returned and he was given a $65 ticket for trespassing. 

PEN Canada discusses the law concerning taking pictures in public spaces, and a review of recent cases, in this excellent article on their web site:

http://pencanada.ca/blog/public-photography-is-not-a-crime/

1 comment:

  1. Hi folks! We at PEN Canada recently posted a blog entry discussing this very issue. Feel free to check it out at http://pencanada.ca/blog/public-photography-is-not-a-crime/ . In addition, we've featured a card-sized downloadable summary of a photographers rights at the top right corner of the post for your convenience.

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