Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/06/21[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]
Tom Schofield writes: > I once spoke to a police officer who told me of > a case in which an individual went into a local > hobby store and took pictures of the store, which > he, a model train collector, submitted with an > application to become a retailer of a popular > brand of model trains. The police were going to > prosecute him for fraud, as his objective was > to buy model trains for his own collection at > wholesale. All well and good, but how was the owner of the hobby store harmed by this? And why couldn't the individual have done exactly the same thing with pictures taken from the exterior?