Category Archives: War on Photography

Nasty Stuff in Our Backyard

Meg On the drive here yesterday I was able to catch NPR’s afternoon “All Things Considered” as I crossed the 120+ miles of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.  It’s always a preferred news source for us, in addition to The NY Times. … Continue reading

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You (Still) Can’t Copyright an Idea

Rachel News yesterday that photographer Janine Gordon’s copyright infringement suit against Ryan McGinley, somewhat notorious among photographers for the outlandish extremity of its claims, has arrived at its just deserts — the court found for defendant McGinley, and with a … Continue reading

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Edith Really Bad Day Department Take video of building.  Piss off security guard.  Security guard claims you threatened to blow up the building.  Police surround and arrest you.  Grand jury indicts you.  You could go to prison for five years. … Continue reading

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Paige’s Frustration 25 Innovative Nude Photography Department I’m probably again going to pass along some Photoshop techniques, centered around some fairly neat composite work with new — to me — model Lo B.  In the meantime, check out this imaginative … Continue reading

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United Airlines — The Not So Friendly Skies

Jessika at Home This story comes to us via The Consumerist (but so far as I’ve been able to ascertain has not been reported in any mainstream media:  “United Says Photographing Staff Could Get You On ‘No Fly’ List, …. … Continue reading

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War on Photography Snippets

Heather I’ve written previously of D.C. police wrongful detention of Jerome Vorus, and of the ACLU lawsuit on his behalf challenging the police department’s unlawful actions, if not policies. Now comes a useful video of a ReasonTV interview with Vorus.  … Continue reading

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More on Privacy

Angelique 1-15 I wrote three days ago about a new book coming from Daniel Solove entitled Nothing to Hide: The False Tradeoff Between Privacy and Security.  Now comes an interview with Solove appearing in the ACLU blog, in which he … Continue reading

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Stupid Is As Stupid Does

Jessika 24 Radley Balko gives us a powerful article in HuffPost decrying efforts to institutionalize outrage over the Casey Anthony verdict.  (If you don’t know who Casey Anthony is, you’ve not lived within viewing distance of a tabloid, Fox News … Continue reading

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Clair 20 Starting to wade through the mountain of TSA- and War on Travel-related material, deciding which rises to a level worthy of mention. ————————– War on Photography Department Supplementing yesterday’s extensive post, this on June 17 from Long Island: … Continue reading

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War on Photography Update

Meg in a Box 34 The War on Photography seems to have had a resurgence in the past three weeks.  Herewith, in summary form, a number of incidents as reported by Carlos Millier on Pixiq: Gregory Grice, a railfan, was … Continue reading

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