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originally posted by: MagicWand67
I can see police departments using this for crowd control monitoring.
Police can see when a fight breaks out or if anyone is causing vandalism.
Whoever owns the drone I think it's reckless to fly above crowds.
I don't like it. So no sympathy for the owner from me.
originally posted by: Wrabbit2000
I'd laugh a bit more perhaps, if we weren't watching several thousand dollars of what was likely someone's personal property being crashed and destroyed. God knows how much camera equipment might have been in the lower mount.
Hell.. It's funny to ruin other people's stuff tho! WooHoo!
** I'm assuming private property....because I cannot fathom actual media being that stupid with high dollar equipment.
originally posted by: Missmissie173
a reply to: MagicWand67
A skateboard is all it takes to knock one of those things down?
I didn't know that drones were so fragile...kinda scary if we are going count on those to take on the ISIS creeps...
Filming in public is perfectly legal, even from above.
Photography on private property that is generally open to the public (e.g., a shopping mall) is usually permitted unless explicitly prohibited by posted signs. Even if no such signs are posted, the property owner or agent can ask a person to stop photographing, and if the person refuses to do so, the owner or agent can ask the person to leave the property. In some jurisdictions, a person who refuses to leave can be arrested for criminal trespass, and many jurisdictions recognize the common-law right to use reasonable force to remove a trespasser; a person who forcibly resists a lawful removal may be liable for battery, assault, or both.
Sounds fascist to me, not standing up for freedoms.
Are cameras allowed inside STAPLES Center? Yes! Non-professional, non-flash, still photography is permitted at most events (disposable, digital, or 35mm cameras with no interchangeable or telephoto lens). Video and audio recording is prohibited.
Please show me where it says in the constitution where you have the right to photograph people.