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Massachusetts Man Files Lawsuit over Arrest for Recording, Deletion of Footage

Massachusetts Man Files Lawsuit over Arrest for Recording, Deletion of Footage

George Thompson was shoved to the ground and arrested in January by a Massachusetts cop for the crime of standing on his porch and recording a police officer with his iPhone. The cops then deleted his footage. Now it's payback time. Advertisement - story continues below Thompson h ...
Teen Sues NYPD, Claiming he was Beaten for Video Recording them

Teen Sues NYPD, Claiming he was Beaten for Video Recording them

To hear Jonathan Alvarez describe it, getting beaten by cops is a coming-of-age ritual in this country, especially for doing nothing more than trying to record them as they harass you. The 17-year-old photographer says the New York City Police Department did just that last summer afte ...