11 Feb, 2009 | Posted by: photosource

DELICATE VOTE. New Hampshire resident barred from taking pictures at meeting. Atkinson, NH resident Gary Brownfield was taking photographs at the town's deliberative session Saturday, but was told almost immediately that he had to stop. Moderator Frank Polito stopped discussion and asked Brownfield to stop taking photographs, saying he was causing a disturbance. Polito went so far as to put the question to voters, asking the audience whether Brownfield's photography should be banned, and they overwhelmingly agreed. http://www.eagletribune.com/punewsnh/local_story_034032654.html
TAKEAWAY: Some citizens are all too quick to give up their rights.

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GETTING YOU WHERE YOU LIVE. In the next month, Blue Dasher's fleet of image capture vehicles will photograph every public street and highway in the Tampa-St. Pete metro area. The company's searchable database allows users to visually explore and navigate a neighborhood from ground level through panoramic street-level photographs.

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BEFORE ITS TIME. Getty’s citizen journalism site, Scoopt Shuts Down. Here's Why It Failed. - The small photo agency within Getty Images stopped last February 6th 2009. Here’s a letter Scoopt sent to members announcing the shutdown.

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