Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/05/20

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Subject: [Leica] Cameras Banned
From: grdalton at (Gary Dalton)
Date: Wed, 20 May 2009 13:44:17 -0700
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Not surprising given how the country was "run" -- (I'm being generous with 
"run") -- before January, 2009...

> Date: Wed, 20 May 2009 16:31:00 -0400
> To: lug at
> From: images at
> Subject: [Leica] Cameras Banned
> LUG:
> The big Speed Street festival celebrating everything NASCAR is in 
> Charlotte this weekend.  They have closed about 12 block of downtown 
> to traffic for the festival.  I wouldn't go if you paid me; however, 
> I am really disturbed by one of the rules.  No cameras, still or 
> video are allowed.  How can they legally prohibit cameras on public 
> streets?  I've proposed to Charlotte photographers that we boycott 
> Food Lion (the sponsor) and let them know why.
> In a related incident, security guards at the Johnson and Wales 
> campus in downtown Charlotte prohibited a photographer from taking 
> photos of the campus buildings even though she was standing on a 
> public sidewalk.  The APA in Charlotte is arranging a protest with 
> crowds of photographers coming to photograph Johnson and Wales (after 
> contacting television and newspapers)
> All of this eroding of our rights has got to stop!!
> Tina
> Tina Manley
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