Another NYPD crackdown against cyclists. Another false arrest of videographers. Another video. And another hefty settlement.
When is the New York City Police Department going to learn that it will never defeat the man with the camera?
There are too many of us. Both shooting and wat
Photo by Chris Bickford (New York Times)
They call themselves the Mardi Gras Indians and they strut around New Orleans in expensive and elaborate costumes, dancing, chanting, singing and posing for photographs.
But now they are filing for copyright protection over their costume
A year before an arrogant cop named Patrick Pogan assaulted a Critical Mass cyclist in an incident caught on video, several NYPD officers went on a rampage in another Critical Mass ride, jerking people off their bikes before turning on the videographers and photographers attempting to d
I guess we shouldn’t be surprised that the operations order the New York City Police Department came out with last year turned out to be complete bullshit.
We’re still constantly hearing of incidents of NYPD officers harassing photographers for taking photos in public, includin
Photo by Kai Eiselein
Here we have the same old story we always have: A guy tries to photograph a federal building from a public sidewalk and cops try to intimidate him with their authority.
Only this time, one of the cops used a set of crayons to prevent him from taking a pho