Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/05/02

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Off Topic - Quebec Decision
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Sat, 02 May 1998 22:43:32 -0500

>photographs. To accept such an exception would, in fact,
>amount to accepting that the photographer's right is
>unlimited, provided that the photograph is taken in a public
>place, thereby extending the photographer's freedom at the
>expense of that of others. 

And you miss the point. It's not the photographer's right that would be
protected, but the public's, to be informed. But the only applies in
Quebec. In Canada, one of the most regulated countries in the western world
(according to former prime minster Joe Clark).  

Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

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