Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/08/08

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Street / candid photography
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Sat, 08 Aug 1998 15:19:40 -0500

At 03:07 PM 8/8/98 -0300, you wrote:
>In a lot of places in Canada, I believe it is illegal to use a camera in a
>Bar.  I think this comes from Victorian times when one did not want it
>known that they frequented such places.  Do these laws exist in the USA as

Only in terms of private property. You can't take pictures, legally,
without the owners consent on private property. Public property is fair game.

And I doubt if there's no objection by the owner whether such an antiquated
law would be enforced in most cases, except maybe in Quebec, re: recent
court rulings. :-)
- -- 

Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

An SB-26 is a case for holding dead batteries.